iOS app Android app

Open Magazine

India's Top Journalist Defends Herself on TV -- Did It Work?

Betwa Sharma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Betwa Sharma

In the wake of accusations of political lobbying and inappropriate behavior for a reporter, Barkha Dutt, often described as India's Christiane Amanpour, defended herself before a panel of journalists in a first-of-a-kind grilling on Indian television.

Indian Media Where Art Thou on Media Scandal

Betwa Sharma | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Betwa Sharma

A shadow has been cast over the Indian media -- the bastion of the nation's democracy. A telecom and political scandal rocking the country has now sucked in top journalists but the media coverage of this new twist is timid.