Monday, December 08, 2008

Mumbai Attacks: PBS Special Coverage

As I'd mentioned, I was working for PBS (The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer) in Mumbai following the attacks.

Do see our reports:

1: Amid shocks, Mumbai residents question security
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/asia/july-dec0 8/mumbaireport_12-01.html (click on "stream video".)

2: India's government under scrutiny after Mumbai attacks
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/asia/july-dec0 8/mumbaianger_12-02.html (click on "stream video".)

3: After attacks, India's coasts are still vulnerable
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/asia/july-dec0 8/indiasecurity_12-03.html (click on "stream video".)

4: Impact of Mumbai attacks resonates throughout India
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/asia/july-dec08/indiareaction_12-05.html (click on "stream video".)

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1 comment:

egg style said...

Bhugole-shastrik rann-niti, sheetalyudhkaal ke paschaat mahashaktiyon ke badalte taur-tareeke, aam deshvaasiyon ka pardesi karnaamon se aparichay, katputliyon ke prati aam santushtta… ityaadi --- zaahir hai ki antaraashtriye media ki cheshta sarvyaapak/vistrit parasthhitiyon se apni audience ko avgat karaana hai. Unke chaal-chalan se kaafi kuchh seekha jaa sakta hai, iss mein koi shak nahin.

Aur toh aur, aitihaasik drishtikon lene se bhi yeh antaraashtriye patrakaar nahin joonjhte. Udaaharan: haal hi mein ek lekhak ne yeh sawaal uthhaya ki Lincoln aur Darwin (jo ki ittifaaq se ek hi diwas ko 1809 mein paida huay) mein se zyada mahaan kaun maane jaayenge? Dono atyant prabhavshali rahe, insaani barabri ko pehchaan karke saahas uthhane mein, aur iss hi andooni dum ke sahaare paschimi vichaar-nakhsa ka rukh ‘self-evident’ (aur genetically evident) satya ki aur modhne mein.

Gaur kiya jaye toh san 1809 mein paschim aur poorv ki samajik dishaayein bhi badal gayein. Jahaan ek taraf Europe mein Napoleon ne aadhunik vichaaron ko (math, probability ityaadi mein) zabardast badhaava diya, yahaan aupniveshik raj se kuchle janata ne dhaarmik asmanjas mein aakar ek doosre pe dhaava bolne ki dardnaak kahaani shuru ki (Banaras 1809, avsose) aur desh ke bhavishya ko vibhajanatmak tattvon ko saunp diya.

Do sadiyon ke baad, kya yeh asal mein jaankaari ka yug ban sakta hai? Kya media mein khud saahas hai naya maqsad buland karne kaa? Uttardayi shayad hum sab hain.