Just as at the time of the global financial crisis, the only commentator on mainstream American TV who seems to be able to call it as he sees it on Israel-Palestine seems to be Jon Stewart.
A couple of days back, when BJP announced the appointment of Amit Shah as its new party president, historian Ramachandra Guha had tweeted:
Ever since the biggest ever deal in the Indian media sector was announced on May 29, 2014, with Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) acquiring control in Network18 Media & Investments Ltd, including its subsidiary TV18 Broadcast Ltd, for Rs 4,000 crore, the spate of departures from the group has continued.
We are delighted to inform you that Outlook has picked up three prizes at the Red Ink awards, instituted by Press Club Mumbai, for outstanding journalism in 2013.
Photo editor Narendra Bisht won the first prize for photography on our story on the Muzaffarnagar riots
Senior Associate Editor Lola Nayar was runner-up in the business reporting category for her expose of the KG basin scam
Principal Correspondent Neha Bhatt was runner-up in the feature writing category for her story on Jabalpur as the suicide capital of India
The awards were presented in Bombay on Saturday, June 7
Weekend levity. Posted with no comment.