Tag Archives: Mukul Kesavan

How journalists are aiding the decadent IPL

The academic, writer and critic Mukul Kesavan in The Times of India: “The IPL is, in media terms, such a honeypot, that the traditional distinction between pundits in the electronic and print media paid to comment on sport and the commentators contracted to describe and celebrate it on television, has dissolved. We have seen people…

‘More like police briefings than news reports’

Mukul Kesavan in The Telegraph, Calcutta: “English language newspapers and news channels in India have much to be proud of: their determination to tell the truth and to document atrocity during the pogrom in Gujarat in 2002 was an outstanding example of how a free press can bear witness when the State fails its citizens.…