A front-page with two mastheads for two jewels

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How should a Bangalore newspaper deal with the nation’s highest civilian honour, the Bharat Ratna, being bestowed on two individuals on the same day, one of them a much-loved cricket icon, the other a homegrown Bangalore scientist?

Kannada Prabha, the Kannada daily edited by Vishweshwar Bhat, deals with the dilemma by producing a front-page with two front pages and two mastheads but the same headline: one half for Sachin Tendulkar, and the other half for C.N.R. Rao.

Also read: Kannada Prabha uses reader-generated headlines

1 Comment

  1. Ravindranathan, Krishnavilas, Ottapalam, Kerala, India

    No wonder the well known Scientist has come out with a request to the press “You must keep writing about science”, to quote Times of India, of date, Kochi edition 8th page. And it is followed by a 2 column heading in smaller font “Politicians are idiots”. Worth reading both stories.

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