Sunday, 26 June, 2022
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Topic: TV anchors

TV news is 90% politicians, 5% experts, 5% anchors. UP coverage is finally changing that

‘First to report’ — TV channels love self-praise. But when it comes to UP elections, they are doing something actually praise-worthy.

PM Modi has become India’s TV god, while ‘cry baby’ opposition blamed for ‘too much politics’

On TV news these days, Modi is India, India is Modi — an echo of the infamous saying by Congressman D K Barooah about Indira Gandhi.

Anchors almost killed TV news in 2020. What Indian media must do in 2021

From the frenzy around Sushant Singh Rajput’s death to dwelling on ‘anti-nationals’ & ‘corona jihad’, news appeared more like entertainment in 2020.

This election, not just politicians, foul-mouthed TV news anchors must be reined in too

Freedom of expression is sacred but the nightly abuse in TV studios is just crass.

On Camera

YourTurn

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Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
Credit: ThePrint team

‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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