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Radiagate

Paid News, Treaties and the Indian Media: The Cause Is the Corporation

Marie-Lou Fernandes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marie-Lou Fernandes

According to a report by the Press Council of India, the country's news media began declining in the 1980s, when the Times of India began running "advertorials." Editors were pressurized to forgo press ethics, and chase profitability.

Radia Tapes and the Indian Media: It's Time for Sensation Now

Marie-Lou Fernandes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marie-Lou Fernandes

It's been a month since the first set of Radia tapes was published by Open and Outlook. All through, these two exemplary publications have maintained ...

Leadership Without Legitimacy: Will the Indian Media Get Its Act Together?

Marie-Lou Fernandes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marie-Lou Fernandes

This years, the dissemination of the country's biggest corruption story of the year was managed not but by the Indian media, but by country's citizens -- through the Internet.

Brand India and the Failure of Common Sense

Marie-Lou Fernandes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marie-Lou Fernandes

Soon after the Radia tape leaks exposed the cozy relationship between the media and big business houses in India, the very publications that had turne...