Tuesday, December 20, 2005

Strange competition among channels

After Operation Duryodhan, it is now Operation Chakravyooh and once again our representatives have been caught shamelessly gulping down our hard earned money. Great work.
But I don't understand why when a channel does the sting operation, most of the other news channels avoid even mentioning the story. Ok, if you don't want to mention another competitor's name, you can at least tell your viewer what has happened in brief. Most of the channels simply treat another channel's sting operation as if it was their 'miss'. And only when the fall-out of the sting operation leads to lots of reactions that the other channels carry the story but by then most of their TRP is already lost. Isn't it better to carry the news in the first place rather making a fool of yourself later.

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