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MURDOCH AND THE END OF NEWS

Rupert Murdoch has always had two fascinations: the first is what he calls ‘a spiritual calling towards journalism’; the second, the vision of science fiction writer Arthur C Clarke who, in 1945, imagined that a satellite placed in geosynchronous orbit would solve the ‘global broadcast distribution problem.’ Both of these primal impulses – the business […..]

The Full Story of the State Vs Sting

Book review of Madhu Trehan, Tehelka As Metaphor: Prism Me a Lie, Tell Me a Truth (New Delhi, Lotus/Roli, 2009). Madhu Trehan’s account of how Tehelka was victimized is also a cautionary tale on new India download original print version