Monday, 23 January 2012

Oprah, Rushdie rob limelight in Jaipur

My issue, however, is with the Jaipur festival folk who hosted the Oprah show. Someone with celebrity status such as Oprah needs no promotion; she commands media attention wherever she goes. The same cannot be said for many others at the literature festival who deserve to be heard by a wider audience. I wish the organisers programmed their proceedings in ways that enable lesser known participants gain much-needed media exposure. More