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Wednesday, July 06, 2005

Such modesty

Celebrating its certification as the largest-selling broadsheet in the world, the Times of India writes:
What TOI's latest accomplishment really highlights is the importance of establishing a connect with readers' immediate lives. Of shedding traditional journalistic biases in favour of a reader-centric approach to news reporting. It is a victory, therefore, for individual readers like you.
Ha. The piece also says that this reflects "a victory for India". On the contrary, I would say that it reflects our lack of discernment, that such a substandard newspaper should be so widely read by us.

(Link via email from reader Ravi Srinivas.)
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