Shailaja Bajpai The Indian Express Group
Thursday 9 January '14Elections are here and so are the conspiracy theories.
Thursday 12 December '13As the results came in, TV news lost the big picture with all the colour-coding.
Thursday5 December '13Meanwhile, DD National exhumes an old show for prime time.
Thursday28 November '13And closure, of a sort, in a high-profile case.
Thursday21 November '13He’ll be out there on the cricket field, at least on television replays.
Thursday7 November '13TV generated enough hot air around Tendulkar’s 199th Test to propel him beyond the stratosphere.
Thursday31 October '13If elections were decided by TV, Modi would have won by a landslide already.
Thursday24 October '13Current seasons of US TV shows offer vivid images of modern America.
Thursday17 October '13Mercifully, Phailin was not as bad as the coverage on news TV had led us to believe
Thursday10 October '13‘24’ poses a new question to a jaded TV audience.
Thursday3 October '13From Rahul Gandhi’s outburst to Narendra Modi’s village moment, our three leading politicians could do better with the press.
Thursday26 September '13TV news could treat America’s ‘60 Minutes’ as its lodestar.
Thursday19 September '13From Narendra Modi’s elevation to the return of ‘Mahabharat’, it was a maha big week on TV.
Thursday5 September '13It was Asaram all the way. Parliament debate on the food security bill hardly got a look-in.
Thursday29 August '13The House functioned. And then Sonia Gandhi’s health sent channels into a tizzy.
Thursday22 August '13Grim news and dire predictions in a week dominated by economic gloom.
Thursday8 August '13Moments of sanity are few when jingoism replaces journalism
Thursday1 August '13Opinion polls are in season. Scepticism is in order
Thursday25 July '13What’s common between the Salman-Shah Rukh hug and the arrival of the new British prince?
Thursday18 July '13There’s life on TV, away from politics
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