Governance Now, much like the famous Amul ads, have amalgamated national interest — the infamous spot-fixing scandal in the Indian Premier League (IPL) — and humour to conjure an out-of-the box ‘appointments ad’ to promote their website, Governance Now. The brain behind the idea is none other than the Editor of Governance Now, BV Rao. 

Please note this is a humorous ad –  pure fiction

Wanted: Cricket enthusiast/Team Principal/Team Owner!

Wanted: Cricket enthusiast/Team Principal/Team Owner!

(BV Rao is among the most well-known and respected journalists in India, who has been in the profession for 27 years. Currently he is Editor of www.governancenow.com, a public policy and national affairs print and online publication. He has worked in very senior positions in print, broadcast and web. He has done the monthlies, fortnightlies, the weeklies and the dailies. He has done the tabloids and the broadsheets. So also the morningers and the eveningers. Additionally, he maintains a blog that keeps a vigil on the quality of content in the media, media ethics and issues that confront the profession)