Episode 344: Manisha Pande Watches the News

She’s a journalist, a satirist and a connoisseur of bullshit. Manisha Pande joins Amit Varma in episode 344 of The Seen and the Unseen to talk about her life, her learnings and the lamentable state of our nation and our journalism.

Also check out:
1. Manisha Pande on TwitterInstagramLinkedIn and Newslaundry.
2. TV Newsance.
3. Newslaundry.
4. Rahul Gandhi interviewed by Arnab Goswami (2014), Samdish and Curly Tails.
5. Newslaundry on the BeerBiceps collab with MyGov.
6. Wanting — Luke Burgis.
7. Luke Burgis Sees the Deer at His Window — Episode 337 of The Seen and the Unseen.
8. René Girard on Amazon and Wikipedia.
9. S Jaishankar on The Ranveer Show.
10. The Universe of Chuck Gopal — Episode 258 of The Seen and the Unseen.
11. The Looking-Glass Self.
12. The Life and Times of Abhinandan Sekhri — Episode 254 of The Seen and the Unseen.
13. The DoorsPink FloydDeep PurpleBad CompanyBob DylanLynyrd Skynyrd and Cat Stevens.
14. Highway 61 Revisited — Bob Dylan.
15. Blonde and Blonde — Bob Dylan.
16. Blood on the Tracks — Bob Dylan.
17. Fyodor Dostoyevsky on BritannicaWikipedia and Amazon.
18. The Life and Times of Nilanjana Roy — Episode 284 of The Seen and the Unseen.
19. What the moral lessons for journalists quitting Republic TV miss out — Manisha Pande.
20. What women think of Narendra Modi — Manisha Pande.
21. Kashi Ka Assi — Kashinath Singh.
22. The Lanterne Rouge Cycling Podcast episode after Gino Mader’s death.
23. The TV Newsance episode on Seema Haidar and Piyush Goyal.
24. The Lallantop video on the vegetable vendor.
25. The Barkha Dutt Files — Episode 243 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Barkha Dutt).
26. We all live in a Cannibal Holocaust — Amit Varma.
27. Cannibal Holocaust — Ruggero Deodato.
28. Sample SSR conspiracy theory: He’s alive!
29. Narendra Modi interviewed by Akshay Kumar.
30. Why we report on the media — Manisha Pande.
31. Kean — Jean-Paul Sartre.
32. Cross Purpose — Albert Camus.
33. Oscar WildeVijay TendulkarRK NarayanNida Fazli,
34. Collected Plays — Girish Karnad.
35. Vajpayee: The Ascent of the Hindu Right, 1924–1977 —  Abhishek Choudhary.
36. Diddi: My Mother’s Voice — Ira Pande.
37. The Way Things Were — Aatish Taseer.
38. India: A Wounded Civilization — VS Naipaul.

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Episode art: ‘Watch’ by Simahina.