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TV news: spectacle without substance

Back when news TV first became a phenomenon, we heard many complaints about how the influence of TV would rob Indian politics of its gravitas, writes Vir Sanghvi. Read more | Singly Political | Madversity

india Updated: Sep 24, 2011 02:17 IST

Back when news TV first became a phenomenon, we heard many complaints about how the influence of TV would rob Indian politics of its gravitas. About how television would focus on personalities instead of substance and about how people who looked good on TV would flourish while those with less telegenic personalities would do badly.