In this second part of the interview with Paranjoy Guha Thakurta, P. Sainath, talks about media and how it is distinct from journalism. Sainath says that media today is owned by big corporate houses, which is interested in producing stenographers and not journalists.
When Bhanwari Devi’s 13 year-old daughter was raped in the bajra fields by an upper caste youth, she picked up a lathi and went after the rapist herself. She had no faith in the police […]
“If they say they are unable to write, let them first stop writing. We will then see.” So spoke Mahesh Sharma, Union minister of state for culture, in October 2015, mocking the ‘award wapsi’ movement […]