Thursday, December 27, 2012

Govt Threatens Media on Rape Coverage

Manish Tewari, the Minister of Information and Broadcasting, has issued a formal warning to the media that their coverage of the Delhi gang rape story may earn them prosecution from the govt for creating a law-and-order problem:

http://www.firstpost.com/politics/manish-tewaris-media-diktat-a-sign-of-cong-returning-to-1970s-570228.html

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/Z9BOiWpegs9ynW4KJx57IM/Govt-denies-bid-to-muzzle-media.html

Apparently, it's the media coverage of the rape incident and protests over it which are the problem, rather than the incident itself.

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