30 November, 2020

Why I Love To Hate Outlook

The magazine is becoming increasingly opinionated and swinging to extreme points of view.

Why I Love To Hate Outlook
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For a long time, India Today was the only option available for English language readers as other newsmagazines had either closed down or become outdated in the changed environment; then Outlook brought a new perspective. Knowing Vinod Mehta, I looked forward to reading the magazine and was never disappointed. In recent years I’ve noticed, and it’s become more prominent after Vinod Mehta’s passing, the magazine is becoming increasingly opinionated and swinging to extreme points of view. Outlook has always had a leftward leaning but given the present geopolitical environment, sometimes Outlook’s pendulum swings too far left. And the opinionated writing is not even comprehensive, it is badly argued and lacks all essentials of rational debate. You are not a polemical magazine and we expect to see both sides of an argument. The share of softer stories, features, has come down—a little more space for the arts and human interest issues would be great.

Over the years, there has been a stark change in media...

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