Category Archives: Media

Indian Winter, Slums, Slums and More Slums

Hope 2010 is going well for you so far. Angry young woman that I am, the mention of Slumdog Millionaire gets my goat on most days. I think it’s a decent, engaging film, and have sat through it more than … Continue reading

Posted in India, Media, UK | 13 Comments

Copy, Paste and Plagiarism

More than a year back, I’d done a post on High Heel Confidential. Unlike a lot of blogs (including this one), they’ve managed to remain wonderfully enthusiastic and original. So there’s some odd-ball TV channel called Zing TV. And they’ve … Continue reading

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Media and women

While I appreciate the sentiments in this post, I am troubled by the perceived black and whites. She writes for instance – A very recent example would be an Indian website called Savita Bhabhi where a middle aged Indian housewife … Continue reading

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On Slumdog Millionaire, and white men

In what should be nominated as one of the most comic articles in the Guardian, the rather childish and overenthusiastic Nirpal Dhaliwal writes with extreme confidence …Indians will be upset about a westerner having a better understanding of their country … Continue reading

Posted in Media, Music, Film and Art, Random Links | 27 Comments

Media and Mumbai

Honestly, I didn’t really care that Ram Gopal Verma was where he was. With bullets flying around in the financial capital of a country, having some has-been film director accompany the Chief Minister probably shouldn’t be most worrying aspect of … Continue reading

Posted in India, Marketplace and All Things Current, Media, Rants and Rambles | 21 Comments


Ask Barkha Dutt to shut up someone. Seriously. I’d rather have a newbie reporter doing things badly, than have BD attempting to create panic, because it suits her style of reporting. It’s like she wants you to not get out, … Continue reading

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Death of a 14 Year Old

A kid in Noida is killed, and the media is having a field day. It looks like Aarushi (the child) was murdered by her own father. NDTV is going an on an overkill approach – a panel discussion, a peep … Continue reading

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