Tag Archives: Prem Panicker

‘You furnish the gossip, I will furnish the scoop’*

CNN-IBN editor-in-chief Rajdeep Sardesai, an Oxford blue, tweets on his former employer, front-paging a story that Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni may be on his way out after India’s exit from the Twenty20 World Cup. India’s premier cricket writer, Prem Panicker, on his blog on the games paper tigers play: “A leading national daily…

Will NDTV and Barkha Dutt sue Facebook next?

If there is anything that l’affaire Barkha Dutt versus Cheytanya Kunte holds a mirror to—besides media hypocrisy, thin skins, forked tongues, and such like—it is: a) the quality of legal advice media behemoths receive and act upon, and b) the mainstream media’s bottomless ignorance of the wired world and how it works. Even the spitting-image…