Arnab Goswami is an irrelevance. A complete and utter irrelevance both as a sample of the deepest circle of hell that is the Indian TV news industry, but also as whatever he does for a living. (Satan?) He is an irrelevance. And you should stop worrying about him this instant. Unless you are worried about his situation in jail. Because custodial brutality is a real problem with Indian police. To that extent, you are allowed to worry about him.
But otherwise? No. Stop it.
Thank you. That is the gist of this week’s newsletter. More details? More personal anecdotes? Some data? Okay then please scroll down.
Several years ago, I was invited to attend some sort of panel discussion on media at a prestigious educational institution in London. I think it was the London School of Economics. I don’t recall the exact details. But I remember it was organized by a news-focused student body and one of their Indian members was a Twitter