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Their chats were revelatory.
It would have been a fitting tribute to Ramnath Goenka if the organisers had taken advantage of the high-decibel media presence to discuss factors that are threatening professional values, journalistic autonomy, media ethics and public service reporting, instead of using it as another opportunity to invite a Bollywood star and reap mileage out of his controversial remarks.
Vinod Mehta, a popular columnist, author and editor known for his acerbic wit, irreverence and in the past two decades for launching and editing the newsmagazine Outlook, passed away on Sunday after a...