Conversations and monologues on journalists and journalism---"the best job in the world," in the words of the Nobel Prize winning writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez. The host is Krishna Prasad, former Editor-in-Chief of 'Outlook' magazine, and the publisher of IndianJournalismReview.com
J-POD: Sushant Singh on the media coverage of the Chinese incursion of 2020
On the intervening night of June 15-16 this year, 20 Indian soldiers were killed by the Chinese People's Liberation Army in #Ladakh. Over 1,000 sq km of Indian territory was seized. Colonel #SushantSingh, a former officer of the Indian Army who was a deputy editor of the #IndianExpress newspaper, on how most of the media ignored the warning signs and failed to ask questions of the #NarendraModi government leading to the largest loss of Indian land since the 1962 war. Col Singh is now a senior fellow at the Center for Police Research, #CPR #PLA
J-POD: ‘Financial Times’ ex-Editor Lionel Barber on Narendra Modi, and the business of journalism
#LionelBarber, Editor of the #FinancialTimes, London, from 2005-2020, on his new book ‘The Powerful and the Damned’, and his role in turning around the business newspaper into a digital-first, global news organisation at once admired, respected and feared by political and business leaders.
J-POD: Amit Varma, the Govinda of Podcasting, on why more journalists should podcast
#AmitVarma, host of the long-form podcast 'The Seen and The Unseen', answers the Proust Questionnaire to mark the 200th episode of his show. And explains why more journalists should get behind a mic and start podcasting content of value.
J-POD: Amit Roy on the journey from Baghbazar to Fleet Street via Patna
#AmitRoy, longtime foreign correspondent of #TheTelegraph, Calcutta, on working for Britain's biggest titles #TheDailyTelegraph, #TheSundayTimes and #DailyMail---and why #ABP paterfamilias #AveekSarkar ranks alongside #DavidEnglish among the best in the business. #AmitRoy's father #BenoyRoy was with the #BBC Bengali Service and #AmritaBazarPatrika.
J-POD: Kannada journalist D. Umapathy on the life and letters of the tabloid legend Ravi Belagere
#DUmapathy, the veteran Kannada journalist and former Delhi Bureau chief of #KannadaPrabha #VijayaKarnataka and #PrajaVani, on #RaviBelagere, the founder and editor of the Kannada tabloid 'Hi! Bangalore', the multimedia wizard who electrified Kannada audiences in print, on television and online. This episode is in Kannada.
J-POD: Why journalists and analysts never get Bihar right: Uttam Sengupta
#UttamSengupta, former resident editor of #TheTimesOfIndia in Patna, and former Bihar correspondent of #TheTelegraph and #IndiaToday, on why the media fails to read the mind of the #Bihari voter, election after election.