Friday, May 21, 2004
Much was made over the extent to which media prognosticators got it wrong in the lead-up to the early Democratic presidential primaries. But this isn't the only democracy in which pundits are often contradicted by actual events. Take India, for example, where the Sonia Gandhi's Congress Party recently defied most predictions and displaced the ruling party from office. Brooke talks to Shailaja Bajpai, a columnist for the Indian Express in New Delhi, about the Indian media's poor performance.