Author Archives: The Tube

Media Watch: NY Times Leaks?

The nation and its news media (broadcast as well as the supposedly more cerebral print) have infamously short memories. A shockwave of sorts had hit the airwaves a couple of years ago,

Media Watch: Another ticking time-bomb

Much humour going around about the PTI’s choices for members of cabinet. They’ve selected a finance minister who doesn’t understand the economy, and an information minister who doesn’t…know how to talk? This

Media Watch: On public suicides

It’s a dreadfully sad case. Retired Brigadier Asad Munir, a former ISI veteran, a former CDA officer and, ironically, a former NAB Deputy Director General, committed suicide in the wee hours of

Media Watch: Cobragate

It was quite a sting operation. New Indian news outfit Cobrapost has caused quite a tumult in the Indian entertainment industry by covertly recording conversations with Bollywood celebrities where the latter were