Friday, December 09, 2005

Lessons from Prannoy Roy

Prannoy Roy interviewed Bill Gates and it will surely be remebered for a long time. Roy conducted the interview with aplomb. No Indian journalist could have been so cool, calm, composed and erudite as Roy. Both the distinguished guests Gates and Murthy freely chatted and it was a viewer's delight.
On one hand you have Roy, the real pioneer of electronic media. And just see the other side--the apish grin of Prabhu Chawla in his Seedhi Baat on the AjTak that shamelessly claims to be the best channel of the country. Oh my god, the irritating and disgusting Chawla. God save us from us this Chawla.

2 comments:

K said...

Sigh! Unbiased this blog is not (misleading advertising?). It is a blog by an liberal, urbane person pissed off with the ToI (Something which gives the Indian blogosphere a blogasm) and AajTak (though one's angst against PC is well taken) and of course the BJP. Ergo, the blog loves UndieTV and will be in cahoots with Rajdeep TV as well.
That said, I did like a couple of your posts.
But this sick love of Undie TV must end.....

Renjith Nair said...

I would like to comment that, most of the Indian Media is politically biased, especially when it comes to BJP rules states they are surprisingly misleading the readers and viewers in this country. Infact, in my true knowledge BJP ruled states are doing well in all aspects compare to other states.We know that there is not a single news paper or visual media which is not run by a family in this country.If you consider CNN-IBN it is the most visibly biased visual media channel ever India have seen, so obsessed with Gandhi dynasty,Rajdeep and his Wife Sagarika is totally after Narendra Modi and BJP. If Modi sneezes it is a headline story in CNN-IBN!.if you consider NDTV prannoy roy is trying his best to be a pseudo-secularist. But if we closely watch each of their programs it is increasingly getting biased and a person with common sense can understand what is going on behind the scene.Prannoy Roy and Barkha Dutta believes they are the only intellectuals left in this country!.If you look at the news papers, we know the history of Indian express. What role Goenka played in Indian politics utilizing his family run news paper business.Vir Sanghvi of Hindustantimes ( Late KK Birla is a staunch congressman) is all the way praising Sonia Madam as if his career itself is pledged for that cause. A fair exemption can be made for Times of India ,I don’t know If I am correct.Otherwise there is a serious conspiracy going on this country by these new founded intellectual Pseudo Secularists.We must be able to differentiate what is right and what is wrong as these channels are targeting young urban population mixing news with bit of masalas. They are not aware that their credibility and neutrality is being lost infront of the masses.In India Media ethics is a neglected truth.It is the era of family run businesses for personal and political gains.Who care where this will lead the country to?????

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