Srini Raju of TV9

Sakshi takes on Srini Raju of TV9

2 on December 11, 2011, 2:19 pm / in Media, Politics

Indian media in general and Telugu media in particular are not particularly known for truthfulness, but Sakshi paper and channel have been touching new lows in journalism of late. The new trend speaks volumes for the ill-effects of political aggrandizement of the media business. Today’s Sakshi paper ‘exposes’ the land mafia consisting of Srini Raju of TV9, Narne Srinivasa Rao […]

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Is Namaste Telangana independent?

Is Namaste Telangana independent?

0 on December 7, 2011, 12:30 pm / in Editor's Pick, Media, Politics

Namaste Telangana was launched by KCR six months back as part of his ambitious plans to dominate Telangana in all spheres of life. T News Channel was already owned by KCR, but the impact that a newspaper could make and the prestige associated with print media were the reasons for the TRS chief to take up the rather tough venture. […]

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A rare picture of Ramoji with wife

Can you recognize Ramoji?

1 on December 3, 2011, 1:19 pm / in Books & More, Editor's Pick, Media

Ramoji Rao is a publicity-shy person. Until recently, he would always frown at any pictures of him or his family being published in his paper. Hence it can be considered a rarity that a commemorative edition was published on the occasion of Ramoji Rao’s diamond jubilee – completion of 75 years – anniversary. The well produced book is unique in […]

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Undavalli is on his own now

Undavalli’s lonely battle against Ramoji

0 on November 29, 2011, 9:50 pm / in Media

Undavalli Arun Kumar is back with his shooting-from-hip style. After a long gap, he has once again dragged Ramoji Rao into another litigation. The Congress MP says that Ramoji Rao submitted an affidavit to the court in which he committed perjury. Margadarsi, according to Undavalli, apparently said in its latest affidavit that Ramoji Rao has nothing to do with Margadarsi […]

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Can viewers take more viewers?

How many more news channels!

2 on November 26, 2011, 2:17 pm / in Editor's Pick, Media

People have lost count of the number of news channels that are airing in Telugu. Last checked, there are as many as 13 satellite news channels and half-a-dozen cable channels bombarding viewers in Andhra Pradesh with an overdose of current non-affairs. But the promoters seem to be unfazed. While three more channels have been announced, a couple more have been […]

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