Month: November 2019

Can corporates influence media?

“At first, political parties would publish what they wanted through their own mouthpieces. After Liberalisation of the economy in 1991, corporates, who earlier influenced indirectly through advertising, began owning media houses directly”, said R Jagannathan, editor of Swarajya Magazine, in a panel discussion held in Bandra last week. The discussionContinue Reading

Staying single still a challenge

“The biggest struggle I had, was with myself,” said Ria Sharma, founder of ‘Make Love Not Scars’ and the first Indian to receive the UNICEF Global Awards in 2017. In conversation at a panel discussion during the TATA Lit Fest, titled, ‘Paving the Way’, she discussed primarily the importance ofContinue Reading