Halan's damning mail on Vinod Mehta's outfit

According to an internal memo posted on the media watchdog site The Hoot, Monika Halan, the editor of Outlook Money has quit over what she called “conflict of interest between edit and management”: But there is an increasing conflict of Read More …

Vinod Mehta on news as commodity

From Delhi Diary in Outlook magazine: At the annual Indian Magazine Congress in Mumbai, I returned to my favourite subject: editorial content. I paid tribute to India Today’s boss, Aroon Purie, for being the first proprietor to invest in hiring Read More …

News television ads and elite associations

“What are they saying but not telling?” teases this advert for Times Now (Times of India, Del, 22 Sep 200, P19). In response the copy says “Getting the right answers begins with asking the right questions. With inspired reporting and Read More …