Tag Archives: Supreme Court

“Headline management”, which Arun Shourie said was the Modi government’s USP, is now faster, vaster, insidious—and real time

During the previous Congress-led UPA government, it was widely rumoured that a non-Hindi speaking Union minister was so mixed up with one English TV news channel that he routinely telephoned his favourite anchor or the “PCR” (production control room) to correct or dictate the “news ticker”. It hasn’t changed much during the BJP-led NDA government,…

‘Journalists are longest, unauthorised squatters’

The Pioneer and the Hindustan Times on the legal news of the day that may not necessarily have spread cheer among newsroom squatters. Also read: ‘Media houses are sitting on plots leased at Re 1’ Bangalore journos named in site allotment scam A town shuts down to protest media corruption! Should media corruption come under…

Why N. Ravi quit as Hindu’s editor after 20 years

This is the full text of N. Ravi‘s July 20 letter to the board of directors of Kasturi & Sons, the holding company of The Hindu, on why he can no longer continue as the editor of the paper, following the elevation of Delhi bureau chief Siddharth Varadarajan as the next editor of the paper.…