Ep 217: The Prem Panicker Files


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Prem Panicker has been raising hell in Indian journalism for over 30 years: A muckraker and a pioneer, a maverick and an elder statesman, he is loved by fans and feared by the establishment. Prem joins Amit Varma in episode 217 of The Seen and the Unseen for a raw and intimate account of the wounds he got from living, and the lessons he learnt while healing. Also check out: 1. Smoke Signals -- Prem Panicker's blog. 2. The Peepli Project -- Edited by Prem Panicker 3. The State of the Media -- Episode 46 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Prem Panicker). 4. Money in Cricket -- Episode 41 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Gideon Haigh and Prem Panicker). 5. The New World Upon Us -- Amit Varma. 6. The Glimpse -- Trilok Gurtu. 7. The Out of Eden Walk -- Paul Salopek. 8. A Picture of Hell, and No Kerosene -- Amit Varma. 9. A World of Stopped Watches -- Amit Varma. 10. Being Muslim in India -- Episode 216 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Ghazala Wahab). 11. One Way Ticket -- Neil Sedaka. 12. The House of the Dead -- Fyodor Dostoyevsky. 13. Kettyolaanu Ente Malakha -- Directed by Nissam Basheer. 14. The Hunter Becomes the Hunted -- Episode 200 of The Seen and the Unseen. 15. The Seen and the Unseen episodes with Deepak Shenoy and Sonia Faleiro. 16. Bhimsen -- Prem Panicker (adapted from Randaamoozham by MT Vasudevan Nair). 17. How Social Media Threatens Society -- Episode 8 of Brave New World (Vasant Dhar chatting with Jonathan Haidt). 18. The Windowpane channel and newsletter. 19. A Meditation on Form -- Amit Varma. 20. Gell-Mann Amnesia. 21. It's Hard to Build and Easy to Destroy -- Amit Varma. This episode is sponsored by The Great Courses Plus. Check out their course, Life Lessons from the Great Books. For free unlimited access for a month, click here. Please subscribe to The India Uncut Newsletter. It’s free! And check out Amit’s online course, The Art of Clear Writing.

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