Donald Kohn, Vice Chairman of the US Federal Reserve – A Must Read

According to Bloomberg News, Two-Year US Treasury Yields rose 65 basis points (0.65%) this week to 3.02%, the largest such move since August 1982. The financial news was dominated by the specter of unrelenting and uncontrollable inflation.Sanity is required during such periods of volatility and price action. To that end, we suggest that you read the address by Donald…

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Again, New York Times is right and Times of India is wrong – Jhoom Barabar Jhoom

Nikhat Kazmi, Bollywood reviewer for Times of India, world’s largest circulation English language newspaper, vs. Rachel Saltz, Bollywood reviewer for New York Times, world’s most famous English language newspaper. Rachel gets the “Ras” or “heart” of this film whereas Nikhat does not. Nikhat called Jhoom Barabar Jhoom a “no-brainer”. He is right in this respect. The…

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Dubai-Mumbai-Las Vegas; Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise and Shah Rukh Khan – all this in one story?

Erin Burnett could have done this story in her India Special on CNBC. Well, coulda, woulda, shoulda as a young, perky colleague used to say! At least, now Ms. Burnett can read it here.Before doing her excellent One Hour Special on India, Erin Burnett had done a similar special on Dubai. But like most European-American reporters, she made no…

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Response from CNBC to our article “Flagrant Foul” on CNBC anchors Mark Haines and Erin Burnett

The most popular article on this blog is “Erin Burnett’s One Hour Special on India” with a 16.5% hit rating. The second most popular article (with a hit rating of 12.1%) is our critical piece “Flagrant Foul on Mark Haines and Erin Burnett – Their conversation about India’s regard for “Sacred Cows”.  We are happy to…

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Expansion of this blog’s focus

We are expanding the focus of this blog to include articles on Global Issues and their coverage by Media. This does not dilute our focus on Bollywood but enhances the coverage. This decision is based on your feedback and the statistics of article views. As you have seen with the Myanmar coverage, there are few…

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