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Caught on Camera: ‘Super Exclusive’ Madness of News Channels

Here’s a video of what goes on in Indian TV news channels in their quest for ‘breaking news’.

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It’s always battle-time on news channels on Indian television. The urgency to get “exclusives” and “super exclusives” often leads to, well, sensationalism.

Stories, like the incidents of braid-cutting across the country, were blown out of proportion, with each channel trying to outdo the other.

Here’s The Quint’s take on the madness that ensues every night.

Concept and Producer: Smita Chand
Camera: Abhay Sharma and Shiv Kumar Maurya
Editor: Prashant Chauhan

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