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Cricket, Politics, New Media. @wheaton’24

4 May, 15 tweets

Followed the election results on a combination of @Twitter, the Election Commission’s website, @the_hindu @Onmanorama @thenewsminute and television news. It was interesting how the different mediums covered the same event.
#ElectionResults2021 #keralaelections2021

Twitter as usual had a section under “What’s happening” dedicated to the elections which included @ECISVEEP updates, snippets from different news media, the most relevant [and all] with the election hashtag
@TwitterIndia

@ECISVEEP’s website

Most news portals were tweeting live updates and also had a separate election dashboard

There was so much happening at the same time. They somehow managed squeeze in like 30 different boxes plus another 10 for ads!

But it was the coverage from news channels that was the most entertaining to watch. Probably because the newsrooms and the visuals/graphics were as chaotic as the elections themselves

There was so much happening with the leads from different seats changing every few minutes, the anchors constantly interrupting themselves and switching between the newsroom and the reporters on ground

There was so much happening at the same time. They somehow managed squeeze in like 30 different boxes plus another 10 for ads!

National channels had to take it a step further as they tried to keep up with the simultaneous results from 4 states and a UT.

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