As soon as I step out of my urban comfort zone, I know that the media is not a priority in life, or in most cases, not even a part of life. The more you talk to this segment, the more you realise what a spectacular failure the Indian media has been in understanding, reflecting and empathising with this 'other India'. Even for our urban people, what difference does the media make in terms of painting the 'big picture' of India?Rediff: Sheela Bhatt on the Indian Media
Take the issue of dynastic politics or the maladies of Indian democracy. The Indian media has not been effective in generating public opinion against them. In fact, it has shamefully indulged in 'paid news'.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
'Making Loud Noises Is Not Journalism'
Posted by Inferno at 5/29/2012 10:58:00 AM