India’s farmer protests: Grabbing the headlines, taking a stand
How the farmer protests in India are not just a political problem but also a PR problem for the Modi government. Plus, sports broadcasting in the age of a global pandemic.
Farmers’ protests in India keep growing despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government’s best efforts to contain the reporting.
Hartosh Singh Bal – political editor, The Caravan India
Manisha Pande – executive editor, Newslaundry
Sandeep Singh – farmer and journalist
R Jagannathan – editorial director, Swarajya
On our radar
Richard Gizbert speaks to producer Flo Phillips about British broadcasting regulator Ofcom’s decision to take CGTN, China’s English-language international news channel, off-air.
Faking spectators and spectacles: Sports TV in pandemic times
Sports stadiums are empty, but broadcasters are bursting with ideas on how to make up for the missing fans.
Gary Hughes – head of Football, Sky Sports
Adam Peri – sound engineer, Sky Sports
David Rowe – Institute for Culture and Society, Western Sydney University
Michael Davies – senior vice president for Technical and Field Operations, FOX Sports