Daily Archives: 30 December 2008

The best of the year that was. Or so I think.

Pradyuman Maheshwari, group chief editor of exchange4media, has compiled the best of the year gone by. It is a personal choice, not a jury verdict. And the winners are…

Best English newspaper: The Times of India

Best business newspaper: Mint

Best Sunday newspaper: The Hindustan Times

Best newsmagazine: India Today

Best business magazine: Mint

Best English news channel: Times Now

Best business channel: CNBC-TV18

Best news aggregator: Google News

Best news portal: IBNlive.com

Read the full article here: The 2008 news media awards


‘From Karachi, this is Chand Nawab, Indus News’

The piece to camera, or P2C, is a vital item on the curriculum vitae of television journalists. It is a correspondent’s signature on a news story, and like with all signatures, they range from the sublime to the ridiculous.

K.R. BALASUBRAMANYAM forwards a Pakistani TV journalist’s hilarious bid to record a P2C before a train pulls out of the railway station, carrying Id revellers back home.