Wednesday, 19 December, 2018

Topic: News

Finance minister Arun Jaitley | Anindito Mukherjee/Bloomberg

Arun Jaitley is right, voters and TV viewers are suffering from fatigue

Viewers suffer many types of fatigue, especially, during election result coverage.
AgustaWestland scam accused middleman Michel Christian at CBI headquarters in New Delhi | Ravi Choudhary/PTI

Indian TV news is hooked to MGM— no, it’s not a movie channel, but #ModiGetsMichel

TV news channels were in a celebratory mood over the ‘big success of CBI, RAW and the Modi government’
A file photo of Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh | DeepikaPadukone/Facebook

Ranveer Singh & Deepika Padukone wedding has finally edged out breathless Rafale debates

'DeepVeer' wedding is juicier than the endless diatribes on Ayodhya and Sabarimala.
Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) workers in protest for Ram temple in Ayodhya | Photo by Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

India is waiting for 2 things: Ram Mandir & India’s Got Talent winner

The underlying narrative in the cacophony of views is ‘mandir wahin at any cost’.
Narendra Modi infront of Sardar Patel's Statue of Unity | @PMOIndia/Twitter

Between Sardar Patel and Urjit Patel, TV news channels forgot Sri Lanka

Punsters had a field day when Narendra Modi dedicated Sardar Patel’s statue to the nation.
File photo of Alok Verma | Ravi Choudhary/PTI

There is a story more baffling than the CBI feud playing on primetime TV

The CBI drama is more confusing than the twists in the current plot of Zee's Kumkum Bhagya
Members of the media | Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

India’s #MeToo has eclipsed even Rahul Gandhi and Vladimir Putin in the media

When it came to #MeToo, Indian TV wanted to stand up, be counted and get noticed too.
Indian newspapers

More the news about corruption, more the economic decline, says IMF paper

Scholars from IMF ran a cross-country search on more than 665 million international news articles about corruption.
Newspaper bundle

From breaking news to broken news: How did we get here?

Alan Rusbridger, veteran British journalist and former editor-in-chief of The Guardian, talks about the crisis journalism finds itself in.

On our first birthday, the best of ThePrint exclusives

A selection of the biggest breaks, exclusives and scoops by ThePrint reporters in its first year.
Foreign investment has transformed China

A little humility from the Communist Party will serve China well

By taking all the credit for the country’s stunning economic rise, the Communist Party is threatening its continued prosperity.
madhya pradesh

MP push for 70% industry jobs to locals: Valid regionalism or is Congress the new Shiv Sena?

Kamal Nath, on his first day as Madhya Pradesh chief minister, announced incentives for industries that hire 70 per cent local workers. When questioned about th...