Networks in Kerala: They’re as mad as hell !

Network is a 1976 movie which is four decades ahead of its times, to be precise.The film beats Nostradamus in predicting the future, with its satirical take on the mess that news television is.Its relevant more than ever in the Indian context and even more so in Kerala considering the number of channels that crop up every other day for the size of the state and the audience they cater to.With every channel vying for space and that elusive exclusive that would ensure a loyal viewership on a consistent basis, manufactured news content is something that we should start getting used to, i think.Its only a matter of time before we start yelling in Kerala, to quote the movie itself.

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s