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Cobra Deo ad When men need women to give them a hand

Jul 22, 2014

Cobra Deo ad When men need women to give them a hand

Am I shocked? Yes. Am I impressed that this opens up a brand new avenue of sex education and sexual options for the masses and classes alike? Yes. That said, a little more subtlety and originality could have made the ad more impressive. #MediaCrit #Advertisement #Milind Soman #Old Spice #Cobra Deo #Axe Deo
Is Economic Times in a turf war with the Times of India?

Apr 11, 2014

Is Economic Times in a turf war with the Times of India?

Are we seeing a turf war between editors or senior management at the two titles? The short answer to the question: no. #Politics #MediaCrit #Times of India #white paper #Bennett #Economic Times #Coleman and Company Limited #Turf War #General news
Digital journalism: How the internet will save the Indian press

Dec 06, 2013

Digital journalism: How the internet will save the Indian press

The Indian media are at a tipping point, hobbled by suspect financing, a history of servility, and a massive loss of public trust. The internet is no silver bullet, but it most certainly represents a lifeline. #ThisisNext #MediaCrit #Indian media #Newspapers #Caravan #Digital Journalism #Vinod Jose #Digital News
Why paid news is a threat to Indian democracy

Dec 05, 2013

Why paid news is a threat to Indian democracy

The paid news problem as an organized phenomenon appears rather intractable, involving as it does, lawmakers and politicians cutting across party lines and representatives of sections of the corporate media who coexist symbiotically. #Politics #MediaCrit #ConnectTheDots #paid news #Politician-media nexus
Advising Rahul Gandhi: The media guide to becoming a youth icon

Oct 16, 2013

Advising Rahul Gandhi: The media guide to becoming a youth icon

Rahul has lost the mantle of youth icon to Narendra Modi. But none of the media pundits' advice is going to help him get it back. #Politics #Inflation #Twitter #Narendra Modi #MediaCrit #Rahul Gandhi #NREGA #Education #jobs #women's safety #parents #Lok Sabha elections 2014

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Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

Jul 09, 2014

Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

One does not expect breast-beating reportage, but we are entitled to know if farmers bought their seeds even as they tried tilling their lands anticipating the monsoon #India #Media #MediaCrit #farmers #Drought #Palakkad #Rural farmland
Rahul Gandhi and Kargil: Where are the critical media?

Nov 08, 2012

Rahul Gandhi and Kargil: Where are the critical media?

Did the media let off Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi too easy over his comments linking FDI in the retail sector to the Kargil conflict? #Media #MediaCrit #Rahul Gandhi #FDI #Kargil
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