Karan Johar, SRK, and the celebrity interview

Commercial media and celebrities negotiate many sociological and commercial processes creating a space that demonstrates intersection of many interests. The celebrity interview is particularly a unique phenomenon as it has evolved into sophisticated voyuerism, which rewards the reader/viewer with background Read More …

National news according to Times of India

Times of India takes care to keep us informed about key developments in India — consumerism, lifestyle, entertainment, and the feel-good factor. Note the importance given to to Bollywood star Akshay Kumar’s earnings along with a report on Hollywood and Read More …

Poverty, Bollywood, Terrorism: Agenda setting in Indian media

A quick search on Google News (15 Aug, 2008, 14:43 IST) for the keywords terrorism, poverty, Bollywood, nuclear deal throws up the following. The keywords were looked up against the following sources — Hindustan Times, Indian Express, Times of India, Read More …