Tag Archives: M.G. Radhakrishnan

J-POD || Podcast || “This is not the time to get co-opted by the State. Media must stay vigilant and keep a critical eye on government” || ‘Asianet News’ editor M.G. Radhakrishnan on what “so-called national channels” can learn from Kerala

*** The greatest Editor-in-Chief to have walked India’s soil once said “the soul of India lives in its villages”. You could extrapolate that quotation of the ed-head of Young India and Harijan to the media, and say: “The soul of Indian journalism lives in its languages”. Just one set of numbers will suffice to show why. In…

How Shekhar Gupta busted the ISRO spy ‘scam’

The ISRO spy scandal of the early 1990s has come to an end with the exoneration of S. Nambi Narayanan, the scientist (wrongly) accused by the Malayalam and later national media of selling secrets of the satellite organisation to a couple of Maldivian women. The son of the then Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao‘s son…