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Lighten up would you!

October 19, 2008

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    Catch a glimpse of Amy Poehler rapping while Seth Meyers and Sarah Palin get into the groove on SNL: http://www.salon.com/opinion/walsh/?last_story=/opinion/walsh/election_2008/2008/10/19/palin_snl Finished watching Saturday Night Live just now. I’d put it on download today afternoon as a matter of routine and forgotten about it , but got very excited after coming to know that Sarah Palin was going to be […]

New media is the place to be

October 19, 2008

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What would my ideal journalism job be? The question takes me back to elementary school composition exercises. What do you want to be when you grow up? I pretty much knew I wanted to be a journalist for most of my life. There was a period when I thought I wanted to venture into genetics […]

Will I ever catch up?

October 18, 2008

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The desire to know is agonizing even while it is a commendable quality. I often wonder, will it ever be enough? How many plays, books, movies, artists, musicians and  websites must I know about before I can finally go through a conversation without feeling like I missed out on something somewhere. It happens to all of us, […]

I finally did my own commuting story…

October 18, 2008

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 I remember when BBC correspondent Andrew Whitehead in a talk to the Journalism Class at LSR way back in 2006 told us about how foriegn journalists almost always end up doing a story on the ovecrowded DTC buses when they start out in Delhi. It strikes them as particularly exotic and incomprehensible. Probably since I’ve lived here all […]