Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicTV News

Topic: TV News

Indian media ecosystem has problems. Vir Das’ ‘Two Indias’ exposed them

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

‘Nasha, paisa, underworld’ – It’s okay if you skipped TV news coverage of Aryan Khan case

TV news channels reported India-Pakistan match with drama and music band, but turned Aryan Khan-Gosavi-Wankhede coverage into a sport.

Will Aryan Khan spend Diwali at home? Only Kashmir has taken TV news away from Mannat

‘From Kashmir to Kanyakumari comes the demand – no cricket with Pakistan,’ declared Zee News on the upcoming World Cup match.

‘Maut, mahant aur mystery’ — Hindi news channels had a headline competition this week

The mahant’s ‘murder mystery’ lives on after him but chances are Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the US will put it to rest—at least on TV news.

Video game, fake visuals — It’s a bad week for TV news. ‘Good News Today’ wants to change that

Pakoda party, chai pe charcha, Kashi cruise — Is good news 24x7 really good for India?

Why Indians trust Amitabh Bachchan in a world divided by Taliban and TV anchors

Ravish Kumar is trusted by one set of people, Arnab Goswami by another. But everyone can watch an episode of Amitabh Bachchan’s KBC.

Here’s how Al Jazeera, BBC, CNN reported on Afghanistan. And how Times Now, Zee, Republic did

While CNN, BBC, Al Jazeera showed notes of restraint, Indian news channels threw caution to the winds and said, ‘Terror group wins Game of Thrones’.

A Hindi news channel is good business. You don’t need to be an Ambani to understand that

Hindi news channels, unlike most English ones, sensibly begin their debates/discussions early evening – 5pm onwards – so they don’t interrupt or upset our dinner.

Pegasus, porn, Punjab, Parliament. Indian news channels didn’t pause this week

Pegasus divided the press – Times Now’s Navika Kumar said allegations were not ‘conclusive’. CNN News18’s Zakka Jacob read the story as calmly as a story about delayed monsoon.

TV news focus camera on Dilip Kumar’s ambulance, BJP leaders’ cars — away from public issues

Before Modi cabinet reshuffle, channels were delighted by RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s speech. But Stan Swamy, Supreme Court's remark, or CBSE's new system were virtually missing.

On Camera

YourTurn

Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.

Defence

Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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