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    Farmers’ protests in India keep growing despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government’s best efforts to contain the reporting.


    Hartosh Singh Bal – political editor, The Caravan India

    Manisha Pande – executive editor, Newslaundry

    Sandeep Singh – farmer and journalist

    R Jagannathan – editorial director, Swarajya

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    Michael Davies – senior vice president for Technical and Field Operations, FOX Sports

    00:00 Intro

    02:12 Farmer protests in India

    11:40 CGTN license revoked

    14:35 Sports broadcasting under lockdown

    24:17 Endnote

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