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  • Shailesh Kapoor: Prime Time News or Murder Investigations?

    Shailesh Kapoor: Prime Time News or Murder Investigations? Posted on 28 Aug,2015 | under TV It’s understandable that a high profile murder case would generate audience interest, but is debating a whodunit with half-a-dozen talking heads the best way of reporting a murder case, asks Shailesh Kapoor

  • Shailesh Kapoor: Rural Ratings: Interesting Days Ahead

    Shailesh Kapoor: Rural Ratings: Interesting Days Ahead Posted on 21 Aug,2015 | under TV The impact of BARC’s proposed rural audience measurement is going to impact genres like GECs, News, Movies and Kids, writes Shailesh Kapoor

  • Shailesh Kapoor: Hindi GECs' Latest Itch: 4% Rating

    Shailesh Kapoor: Hindi GECs’ Latest Itch: 4% Rating Posted on 14 Aug,2015 | under TV Is it so impossibly difficult to create a programme (daily, weekly, whatever) that only 4% of Hindi-speaking India watches, asks Shailesh Kapoor

  • Shailesh Kapoor: The long tail of TV channels: An investor's delight?

    Shailesh Kapoor: The long tail of TV channels: An investor’s delight? Posted on 07 Aug,2015 | under TV For every eight new channels launched in the long tail, only one breaks even in its first decade, writes Shailesh Kapoor

  • Shailesh Kapoor: Online Fiction Content: The Promise, The Challenges

    Shailesh Kapoor: Online Fiction Content: The Promise, The Challenges Posted on 17 Jul,2015 | under TV We are a big country and niches are available, contrary to what our mass television may sometimes make us believe, writes Shailesh Kapoor

  • Shailesh Kapoor: FTII Row: The Chauhan School of Delusions

    Shailesh Kapoor: FTII Row: The Chauhan School of Delusions Posted on 10 Jul,2015 | under TV In the merit list of probable FTII chairpersons, Gajendra Chauhan would struggle to make it to the first million, writes Shailesh Kapoor

  • Shailesh Kapoor: Are Reality Show Judges too Eager to Please?

    Shailesh Kapoor: Are Reality Show Judges too Eager to Please? Posted on 03 Jul,2015 | under MEDIA It’s become an industry in itself with the emphasis to perform (and hug!), writes Shailesh Kapoor

  • Shailesh Kapoor: Lalit Modi: A Scam-Starved Media's Saviour

    Shailesh Kapoor: Lalit Modi: A Scam-Starved Media’s Saviour Posted on 19 Jun,2015 | under TV The focus of our news media has shifted progressively over the last two decades from reporting the news to owning the news, writes Shailesh Kapoor

  • Shailesh Kapoor: Getting Used to BARC

    Shailesh Kapoor: Getting Used to BARC Posted on 12 Jun,2015 | under TV Even as new fiction struggles, non-fiction continues to make some impact. The latest season of India’s Got Talent is by far its best and the first two episodes of The Voice India were impressive, writes Shailesh Kapoor

  • Shailesh Kapoor: Celebrity Endorsement Pangs and the Kangana Solution

    Shailesh Kapoor: Celebrity Endorsement Pangs and the Kangana Solution Posted on 05 Jun,2015 | under TV TRAIL Celebrities too applying self-censorship rather than going about signing up endorsements recklessly in what tends to become a rat race between them, writes Shailesh Kapoor

  • Shailesh Kapoor: 2015: IPL's Watershed Edition?

    Shailesh Kapoor: 2015: IPL’s Watershed Edition? Posted on 22 May,2015 | under TV You may not be a big fan of the IPL. But you cannot deny the success story that it has proven to be, writes Shailesh Kapoor

  • Shailesh Kapoor: Priyanka Chopra: India's Breakthrough Girl

    Shailesh Kapoor: Priyanka Chopra: India’s Breakthrough Girl Posted on 15 May,2015 | under TV It’s been a breakthrough that we have waited many long years for as Priyanka Chopra plays the lead in the ABC Network’s Quantico, writes Shailesh Kapoor

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