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In defence of Prasoon Joshi

It was an extempore interview even though an untrained eye would have been tricked into thinking that it was completely choreographed

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Udit Misra
I just do not get why so many people have been so harsh on Prasoon Joshi for his recent interview of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in London. One fellow I met kept referring him to “Bassoon” Joshi. And there are more than a few articles panning him. For my part, I just find that people are barking up the wrong tree. For many who are criticising him now, Mr Joshi was a great wordsmith, a poet even — “was”, mind you — who had no reason to, for the lack of a more accurate phrase, “stoop to this level”. But
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First Published: Apr 28 2018 | 5:55 AM IST

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