Do you get the 'Axe'ing Affect? He didn't either….

Ever wondered what those idiotic (and supposedly innovative) TV ads are only methods of fooling us? Or may be we’re already all so much fools that all such ads just occurs to us naturally. In case you’re too afraid of looking into the mirror, just see what some others among us are up to… Unable

Why Marry when you want Independence?

Check out this news below. I wonder, why do these people who do not want ‘any’ compromise in marriage, marry in the first place! Is it because of the entirely wrong and romanticised picture of marriage shown on the Silver-Screen and the Idiot-Box? Has the time come for the entertainment media to become a little

Paving The Way

Where do our kids get their values? Are you comfortable with the values they learn in public school? How about on MTV, cable or other television? Are reality shows actually reality? Do you think modern music teaches them about love and romance? Maybe going to the movies is better and seeing Academy Award winning movies

Bitter truth about print media will harm society

As the quality of news suffers, it has its impact on the whole society and system. In short, ‘trust destruction’ triggers a major crisis. The truth about the local newspaper and the misuse of print media, is huge disappointment for an eager reader. THE IMPACT of ’trust destruction’ by the economic powers will be felt

At long last news channels seem to have grown up

Poonam Saxena, Hindustan Times Something strange happened this week. There was a story that was reported in most newspapers: An MBA student apparently made a ‘striptease MMS’ for her boyfriend who then forwarded it to several of her friends and acquaintances, creating a major scandal. Most viewers (including me) would have thought quite cynically (and

Tyranny of Media: Self Regulation a Myth

"Like doctors and lawyers journalists should have statutory registration. There is no shame in it. If doctors and lawyers have a licence why not journalists?" This stunning suggestion came 62 years ago from an eminent editor-journalist, the late Mr. K. Rama Rao, in an address to an Andhra journalist conclave. It is instructive to note