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‘Anchoring news is easier than acting in a movie’

A number of male news journalists (Sashi Kumar, Prakash Belawadi, Dibang, Ravi Belagere) have slapped on greasepaint for roles in front of the camera in recent times. At least one Telugu anchor (Udaya Bhanu) has starred in an item number. Now, Sheethal Shetty, the peppy newsreader and presenter on the Kannada news channel TV9, is…

Journalists vs journalist in Bangalore free-for-all

PALINI R. SWAMY writes from Bangalore: A veritable dogfight has broken out in Bangalore between a 24×7 Kannada news channel owned by the MP, Rajeev Chandrasekhar, and the owner-editor of a weekly Kannada newspaper. On the surface, the dispute is over credits for a recently released Kannada film. But, deep down, the spat has served…

‘Kannada Prabha’ is now Rajeev Chandrasekhar’s

Kannada Prabha, the Kannada daily established by Ramnath Goenka, has a new owner from today, 1 July 2011: mobile phone baron turned businessman and member of Parliament, Rajeev Chandrasekhar. Chandrasekhar’s Jupiter Media & Entertainment Ventures¬† began the creeping acquisition of Kannada Prabha, valued at Rs 250 crore, through a “strategic business alliance” with¬†Kannada Prabha Publications…