30 September, 2020

Why I Hate Outlook

Last two anniversary issues have left the the man behind Qtiyapa underwhelmed

Why I Hate Outlook

Outlook stands for something more than this Week’s news or what India is doing Today. But its 18th anniversary special—“Are today’s 18-year-olds engaged in what’s happening in the country?”—left me baffled. The introductory paragraph went like: “As part of the Outlook’s 18th anniversary special, a round-table was organised in Mumbai to discuss India’s GenNext, what their aspirations are and what the way forward for them is in India. Participants included....” When you start a story that way and follow it up by saying that “...a round-table was organised in Mumbai to discuss India’s GenNext”, you have already raised the bar high. You invite a bunch of people which include: A. Just four individuals; B. 75% of that sample from a city which can’t be more far remo­ved from India, Mumbai that is; C. 50% from the same neighbourhood, let alone...



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