Arnab Goswami’s Republic TV is not only a problem but also a symptom of a much bigger, scarier disease plaguing the media industry.
A roundup of the most telling instances where mainstream media was caught reporting fake news.
The Wire’s Amit Singh talks to JNU student leader Shehla Rashid about trolling on social media, her spat with a Republic reporter and more.
On and off social media, sections of the Right not only applauded her murder, but used various false and questionable claims to say it was “justified”.
Disha, whose posters were used as visuals in a Republic TV news piece covering pro-ISIS slogans in DU has demanded an apology for the defamation.
Tharoor has claimed damages and compensation of Rs 2 crore from the journalist and his channel for allegedly making defamatory remarks against him.
In the world’s most overserved news market, Republic TV has many hurdles to cross once it goes live.
After Subramaniam Swamy’s objection to the name, ‘Republic’, Goswami was forced to change the name to ‘Republic TV’.
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ISRO scientists have separately claimed that data from a CartoSat satellite was used to assist with the surgical strikes and that they invented the lightest material ever. Why were these claims made?
Goswami’s journalism is a TRP-driven apology for the broad ideological moorings of the educated Indians and such is the force of his modus operandi, that he can breach any number of journalistic codes without offending his core viewership.
No cause so lends itself to vast, horrific violence as Nationalism. The way he conducts his debates, and the fact that the channel Goswami runs is entirely moulded to a personality cult, all point to an unhappy state of affairs for India’s future.
When India’s most aggressive anchor meets India’s most aggressive politician, one expects sparks to fly. Instead, Arnab Goswami looked like a favourite nephew lobbing the ball gently to a benign elderly uncle. More “noora-kushti” and less a sharp interview, there were many questions that ought to have been […]
As soon as Times Now’s interview with Prime Minister Narendra Modi ended on Monday night, two of The Wire’s founding editors, M.K. Venu and Siddharth Varadarajan went live on Facebook to critically analyse what was said and left unsaid in the 90 minute broadcast. An edited transcript.
Although it was intended to signal the end of Modi’s silence on critical issues, the interview with Arnab Goswami has only served to create a denser fog around the government.
Times Now has accused The Wire of running a “factually inaccurate” story about the showing of a doctored video on the channel. The charge is laughable.
Issues like nationalism and separatism are perfect fodder for television channels since they offer an opportunity to drive social media shares and ratings