Mumbai’s authorities, politicians, celebrities have taken its position as India’s entertainment capital to heart. Nothing else can explain the bizarre spectacle that played out with the demolition of Kangana Ranaut’s property. Life in Mumbai is not another Bollywood production. The city recovering from Covid needs to get its priorities right.
Why news media is in crisis & How you can fix it
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But the news media is in a crisis of its own. There have been brutal layoffs and pay-cuts. The best of journalism is shrinking, yielding to crude prime-time spectacle.
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