A few months’ back a book launched in Austin, Texas named, “The Hope” written by a famous television journalist working for ABC TV Nepal, Mr. Kiran Marahatta
The hope is a significantly useful master piece of his contribution towards Journalism, and has created its popularity among readers. “Dikura” Publication of Nepal publishes the Hope,” Dikura is a well-known publication in Nepal. According to Writer Marahattha “The first edition has been already sold out, and it is preparing for the second.” The majority of the costumers are students, teachers, researchers and the educational institutions related to journalism. He maintained socioeconomic aspects of Nepalese journalism in his book. Kiran Marahatta also has a great contribution in the development of Nepali Journalism.
The hope is not only applicable to the practices and scholars of journalism but also equally helpful for all those wishing to know about interview and reporting skills, development of mass media and journalism in Nepal. The book has also been a useful guide for interviewer pertaining the ways for presenting questions, using the relevant facts. By reading it one can get skills for editing news; hence helping to provide one’s professionalism in journalism. It is essentially a good reference material for researchers. The hope has come with entirely new angles and various materials which are a significant contribution in the field of journalism.
The Hope has prescribed a realistic analysis of world’s powerful Medias and the changing trends of journalism. How the western media has been playing the vital role in the world order regarding politics, economics and culture are the most significant materials of The Hope; these could be great references to know western media strategies. An interesting interview of CNN journalist Kiran Chhetri revealed many more facts of American and western media.
Apart from that The Hope is a collection of views on the matters of international affairs and power houses strings over Nepal. The games in the names of caste, culture and religion and the use of mass media to control them, all are attempted to make appearances in the book.
Kiran Marahatta, the front timer interviewer on the Nepali Television Channels, has explored a lot in The Hope out of the first-hand experience. Some of the references are quite a masterpiece via-an interview with Rabindra Mishra a former journalist of BBC flashing out his involvement in politics in 2013 AD, last TV interview of former Minister Posta Bahadur Bogati and the first interview of Shes Ghale, President of NRNA.
Kiran Marahatta is the most prolific TV anchor, reporter, documentary maker and Author from Nepal. Mr. Marahatta, a trend setter journalist, currently working with ABC Television Nepal, a contributor at HuffPost, and he is also a freelancer for several media outlets. Having experience from 15 Years in broadcasting journalism Marahatta has been deeply involved in Print and Digital Journalism as well. He started his career as a Radio reporter and presenter in 2002 At Butwal FM. Marahatta served as an anchor/ reporter at Nepal Television. He worked with Gorkha FM, a radio station established by former British Gorkha Soldier. Marahatta joined ABC television, the most successful news channel in Nepal in 2009. Marahatta already served as anchor/reporter, informative program coordinator and senior journalist/ Deputy General Manager for the station. Mr. Marahatta is the first Asian journalist to have the interview with Lionel Messi, the biggest football star in the globe. Mr. Marhattha who made a documentary of FC Barcelona. The hope is weightier due to the housing of writer’s long experience and learning the sector of journalism. Therefore, the book is fertile land for all those who want to cultivate a belter journalistic knowledge, attitude, and skill.
Book: The Hope
Author: Kiran Marahatta
Publisher: Dikura Publication, Nepal
Price: $30, NRS: 350
Released: June 04, 2017, Nepal & US