A pain sans gain

There is no time like poll time for newspapers. The media mills can work overtime, thanks to endless supply of political grist. Sales and viewership generally zoom, but with cricket already hijacking eyeballs, the polls might at least salvage some attention for the news side of the news media. Continue Reading

It’s party time for media

On the face of it, it looks quite ironical that the idiot box should catch the imagination of our super-intelligent rationalists. But thanks to enterprising grand-nephews and their not-so-entertaining mischiefs, every rationalist worth the towel on his torso seems to have now come alive to the possibilities that a ‘kept’ media on air offers to their political prospects. Continue Reading