journalism

Book review: Devil’s Advocate, The Untold Story (Karan Thapar)

Book review: Devil’s Advocate, The Untold Story (Karan Thapar)

      THE MASTER INTERVIEWER   By Altaf Khan The very edifice of broadcast journalism which Karan Thapar has demonstrated through his ruthlessness, unsparing attitude and ebullience, is shattered, as the reader moves towards the later chapters. Journalists may be the most influential personalities in the corridors of power, cut next and they will […]

Debate: Have Kashmiri journalists covered their own conflict impartially?

Debate: Have Kashmiri journalists covered their own conflict impartially?

If Charles Dickens’ words “we had everything before us, we had nothing before us” were to be given a physical shape and form, Kashmir’s media scene during the 1990s comes to mind.  With the eruption of armed insurgency in the Valley in 1989, Kashmiri journalists had a huge responsibility on their shoulders: to convey the happenings […]

Beyond commonplace

Kashmir Narrator welcomes you on board. We are taking a small step. Towards you. Towards some serious journalism. We are not promising any path breaking journalism though. Nor is this magazine a terms-and-conditions publication set by those who draw illicit power from Kashmir’s multiple political and security faultlines, some of which stretch across the border. […]