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Vivid: Why Rahul Gandhi chose Times Now??blur=25

The interview busted the myth that Gandhi is a reluctant politician. To appear on a TV channel before the elections shows that he is raring to go & wants to do his politics differently, says exchange4media's Annurag Batra

Annurag Batra Feb 7, 2014 9:37 AM

Vivid: Is Priyanka Gandhi-Vadra managing media for brother Rahul Gandhi??blur=25

Priyanka Gandhi-Vadra is finally coming out of the self-imposed shadows ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, where the Congress is eyeing a third term, says exchange4media's Annurag Batra

Annurag Batra Feb 3, 2014 9:25 AM

Vivid: UP Govt tries to wring media's neck, embarrasses itself instead?blur=25

This behind-the-scene muzzling of the media only exposes the Govt's own insecurity and also exposes the lack of rules when it comes to face-offs between politicians & media, says exchange4media's Annurag Batra

Annurag Batra Jan 20, 2014 9:06 AM

Vivid: Sunny side up - Weather reporting in the UK turns 60?blur=25

exchange4media's Annurag Batra traces the history of weather reporting in the UK as the BBC celebrates 60 years since the first weather forecast appeared, moving it from the barometer to the realm of the sciences

Annurag Batra Jan 13, 2014 9:24 AM

Vivid: Putin dissolves Russian state news agency amid global criticism?blur=25

The closure of RIA-Novosti & its replacement with a new agency headed by a pro-regime mouthpiece is the latest sign of Russia's dark slide to authoritarianism under Putin, observes Annurag Batra of exchange4media

Annurag Batra Jan 7, 2014 8:29 AM

Vivid: Spiritual journalism - stirrings of a new awakening in media?blur=25

At a time when traditional knowledge systems are breaking, spiritual journalism carries the responsibility of re-establishing that system with modern analysis & in a modern context, says Annurag Batra of exchange4media

Annurag Batra Dec 30, 2013 7:45 AM

Vivid: North Korea's prosaically propagandistic media style?blur=25

The rhetoric in North Korea's state-run media regarding senior leader Jang Song Thaek, who was recently executed, reveals the extent to which state media is being used for propaganda of Communist ideology, says Annurag Batra of exchange4media

Annurag Batra Dec 24, 2013 9:12 AM

Vivid: What's morality got to do with senior journalists in India??blur=25

It's time for senior journalists to take a stand on what's ethical & what's not and understand that in their morality levels lay the levels of future journalism, says Annurag Batra of exchange4media

Annurag Batra Dec 23, 2013 9:10 AM

Vivid: Vigilant international media keeps track of Delhi polls?blur=25

Annurag Batra of exchange4media talks about the keenness with which intl media is tracking Delhi polls & how they are significant because of the rise of Arvind Kejriwal's AAP

Annurag Batra Dec 16, 2013 7:52 AM

Vivid: Media pays tributes to Sachin, Dravid!?blur=25

Annurag Batra of exchange4media talks about how the media paid great tributes as the legends bade farewell to Twenty20. He says the dark side of the game (read spot fixing) pains him, but media should not conduct a trial of its own

Annurag Batra Oct 14, 2013 7:55 AM

Vivid: News channels - The infotainment quotient?blur=25

The burst in the number of news channels demanded reinvention that has now led to blurring of lines between hard news & infotainment, says Annurag Batra of exchange4media

Annurag Batra Oct 7, 2013 7:38 AM

Vivid: Media hails 'rock star economist' as Rajan checks in?blur=25

RBI Chief Raghuram Rajan has said that he has no magic wand but will deal with the country's challenges one at a time. Only time will tell if he can deliver growth even while reining in inflation, says Annurag Batra of exchange4media

Annurag Batra Sep 9, 2013 8:01 AM

Vivid: Media under attack again, literally?blur=25

Annurag Batra of exchange4media talks about assault on media, while in pursuit of truth, by Asaram's followers; he condemns the culture of blind faith in the country

Annurag Batra Sep 2, 2013 8:03 AM

Vivid: Media and the submarine tragedy?blur=25

A fragile naval defence only weakens the country’s strength as it goes on to accept foreign junk & undermines its own capabilities in engineering, says Annurag Batra of exchange4media

Annurag Batra Aug 19, 2013 8:07 AM

Vivid: Sense of drama must for media persons?blur=25

All journalists must have an aptitude for drama. They should have the knack to capture the human element in daily events, says Annurag Batra of exchange4media

Annurag Batra Aug 5, 2013 9:06 AM

Vivid: With freedom comes responsibility?blur=25

Freedom of speech is a cherished Fundamental Right; journalists have the responsibility to stir the conscience of the community, says Annurag Batra of exchange4media

Annurag Batra Jul 8, 2013 8:06 AM

Vivid: Security of the United States is global security as well?blur=25

Media must appreciate that the US administration is duty bound to uphold the preamble of the US Constitution, says Annurag Batra of exchange4media, talking about the Snowden episode

Annurag Batra Jul 1, 2013 8:05 AM

Vivid: Medium is the message?blur=25

Annurag Batra of exchange4media Group talks about the trailblazers in the skyscape of journalism where the 'Medium is the message'

Annurag Batra Jun 17, 2013 9:51 AM

Vivid: Fourth umpire – Trial by media?blur=25

Annurag Batra of exchange4media talks about the fourth estate playing the fourth umpire to the IPL scandal. Hear the other side, he urges

Annurag Batra Jun 3, 2013 4:58 PM

Vivid: Takeover of TV channels: Not possible, Madam Chief Minister!?blur=25

Annurag Batra of exchange4media talks about Mamata Banerjee’s decision to take over channels Tara Newz and Tara Muzik on "humanitarian grounds"

Annurag Batra May 29, 2013 7:35 PM