Tag Archives: Housecalls

When a fine magazine shuts down, it is news

After 15 years of publication, Housecalls, the first-class bimonthly magazine published by the Hyderabad-based Dr Reddy‘s Laboratories, is shutting shop this year. In her editorial in the penultimate January-February issue, its editor pens a touching lament for the printed word—and the sanity that comes with it. *** By RATNA RAO SHEKAR Increasingly these days, we…

‘Better to be over-fair than not give full picture’

Pulitzer Prize-winning Wall Street Journal reporter and author of The Cure, Geeta Anand, in an interview with Meher Marfatia in Housecalls magazine: Q: Are there are any rules for rookie reporters coming wide-eyed into the field? A: I’d dvise young journalists to write the truth as it is, not like a movie screenplay. Never lie…