On November 18, 2010 the Radia tapes emerged. On the sixth anniversary of the scandal we republish a memorable series on PR from The Hoot.
Well-spoken executives offering well-packaged stories also came in to pitch for new players who needed to build profiles, influence policy and defuse criticism.
All the hapless viewer knows as she glides from gadget PR to corporate golf PR to tell-me-your-company’s- success-story PR…is that when TV doesn’t roar, it purrs.
Amidst all the hand-wringing over a woman’s, and a society’s morals, relatively few bells have been rung about the ethics of the media scrum that has developed around the Sheena Bora murder case.
As Delhi voted, the fortunes of three journalists who made their political debut in this general election as the candidates of the Aam Aadmi Party were also being decided.
Was Arvind Kejriwal's visit to Varanasi, where he announced himself as Narendra Modi's challenger, a success or a failure?
We learn from this fast-paced account how a competitive, scandal-seeking and invasive media turns out, warts and all, to be a pretty good friend to those seeking justice for Babli and Manoj.
A HOOT SPECIAL REPORT-close to two years after the Radia tapes emerged, media management remains a hardy industry.
Do you see our editors at high-falutin’ power lunches or power parties? No. We have town hall meetings where editors talk to people to understand their concerns.