Flagrant Foul on Hari Kumar & Heather Timmons of the New York Times – for their reprehensible article on Orissa

We have written several positive articles on this blog about the New York Times. At least two articles speak of our respect for the writings of Heather Timmons of the New York Times. Unfortunately one solitary act can reveal the dark corner of someone’s soul. This was the analogy used by a CNN anchor to…

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Are Highly-Educated, High-Income Younger Women Biased Against Women Candidates?

Every African-American guest on every TV show we watch has been visibly and deeply proud of the accomplishments of Senator Obama. This is true even when the guest is a Republican Strategist. For African-Americans who grew up in American Society, it must be a deeply gratifying feeling to see Senator Obama win the Democratic nomination. We have…

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New York (Times & CNBC) vs. Washington (Post & MSNBC) – III

In our article “New York Times vs. Washington Post”on June 28, we listed some structural reasons why the New York Times is pulling so far ahead of the Washington Post – www.cinemarasik.com/2008/06/27/new-york-times-vs-washington-post.aspx: New York is a diverse city with a global outlook. Washington DC is still a parochial city focused inwards.  New York competes with London,…

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Does Shashi Tharoor think like CinemaRasik? – Certainly Not in Spirit

On August 16, we wrote an article “Differences Between China and India – Our Perspectives” on this blog. This article was reprinted in a local e-newspaper on August 20, 2008.A few days later, on August 24, 2008, Shashi Tharoor, a former undersecretary of the United Nations, published an opinion titled “Two Countries, Different Aims” in the…

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Are CNBC Anchors on a Mission Against US Treasuries? – A Viewer’s Perpsectives

Editor’s Note: This is an article about CNBC and Financial Television media in general.  It is most definitely NOT an investment article. Readers should NOT invest or consider any investment based on any information in this article or any portion of  it. All investment decisions should be discussed with your investment advisor and should be…

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“Morning Raga” (2004) – Carnatak Music and Shabana Azmi – An Absolute Must Watch Film

If you like Classical Music, you must watch “Morning Raga”. Carnatak music envelopes this film as it takes you through the idyllic plush countryside along the banks of the Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh, South Western India. Our earlier article on Shabana Azmi’s recent comments gives us the hook to write about “Morning Raga”, one…

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