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A Tin-Pot Editor

Percentage of time devoted to rural news on TV

When words that convey extreme contempt are used, they ought to be used with responsibility, if at all they must be used. For, is not telling people what to think an insult to their ability to reach conclusions? This post is about an article by Sujata Anandan where she essentially calls Anna Hazare a Tin-pot …

The importance of media in crisis

Percentage of time devoted to rural news on TV

We see crisis situations happen all the time. Be they natural or man made. Media plays an important role in dispersing situation about them. However, I find that there is crucial lack of coverage in natural disasters that is counterproductive to the recovery of the region. If there is a bomb blast, for example. Along …