[Reader-list] How someone "well connected" got RIK screening Cancelled
aman.am at gmail.com
Sun Aug 26 03:17:59 IST 2007
As as journalist, i have always had a, perhaps misplaced, suspicion of
blogmedia. While blogmedia and list-servs have done some fantastic
work, what is saddening is how texts based on a series of loosely
worded conjectures pass off as investigative work. Of course an even
mildly critical viewing of our news channels and news media will
reveal the same conjectures passed off as news - usually when it
concerns matters of national security, separatism, and of course,
jihad. So perhaps i should retract my previous statement.
Rashneek's report seems to consist of little beyond a "he said, she
said." In fact, he admits to as much in his "pre-emptive" post. It
is indeed tragic that he expects to be taken seriously.
It would be interesting to view Pawan Durani's list of financiers. It
would be even more interesting to know where he gets his lists from.
On 8/25/07, Pawan Durani <pawan.durani at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thank you Fatima ...though it was someting "in between " .
> Jebeesh , what more can you expect from amateurs who unlike Sanjay Kak , do
> not have backing of people like Yasin Maliks ....( I hope I am
> safe)......and financers whose name i am going to reveal in few days.
> Its Good to be liberal...but it is dangerous to ignore the facts
> Pawan Durani
> On 8/25/07, S.Fatima <sadiafwahidi at yahoo.co.in> wrote:
> > Sorry to butt into this, but maybe calling the police
> > is a more innocent reaction than getting someone's
> > screening cancelled and being able to get one's own
> > film at the exact same time/date/space (IF this claim
> > is true, that is).
> > The rage seems to be on both sides.
> > --- Jeebesh Bagchi <jeebesh at sarai.net> wrote:
> > > On 25-Aug-07, at 8:14 AM, rashneek kher wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > > We
> > > > filed a complaint and since Sanjay Kak is breaking
> > > the law of the
> > > > land by
> > > > screening a movie which does not have necessary
> > > censor certificate,
> > > > the
> > > > Police did the rest.
> > > >
> > >
> > > Did this move satisfy the rage in you?
> > >
> > > Can testimonies of suffering justify these kinds of
> > > invitation to
> > > policing of our intellectual lives?
> > >
> > > Isn't taking recourse to punitive action an ally of
> > > our deep fear to
> > > live life with disagreements?
> > >
> > > If police is brought in to intervene, will there be
> > > people left to
> > > argue with and convince?
> > >
> > > best
> > > jeebesh
> > >
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