This is Episode 27 of The Seen and the Unseen, the weekly podcast hosted by our editor,  Amit Varma.

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Indian television is appalling, and the reasons for that go beyond culture. Renowned journalist Ashok Malik joins Amit Varma in episode 27 of The Seen and the Unseen to describe how government regulation has played its part.

Also read: Why Are Indian News Channels So Disappointing? — Ashok Malik

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