Trial By Media
Opinion  /  Published 21.09.20

Heal the fourth estate

The media is a critical public institution that facilitates discursive interactions in a democracy. As the fourth estate, it is central to democratic resilience in India. However, given the contempora...
By Anita Tagore

Opinion  /  Published 16.09.20

Loud vassal: Media as judge and jury

The jurisdiction of the kangaroo court is no longer limited to the hinterland. Its ambit, it seems, has now extended to the drawing rooms of urban India, with a prejudiced, virulent, agenda-driven ele...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 07.09.20

Elusive justice: The media trial of Rhea Chakraborty

Sir — It is a sad truth that bad news grabs more eyeballs than good news. But rarely has a tragic event attracted so much attention as the death of the actor, Sushant Singh Rajput. The case is b...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 10.08.20

Wrong court: Trial by media, again

Little is more deplorable than a continuing public cacophony around the tragedy of an untimely death. The death of the young actor, Sushant Singh Rajput, has provoked precisely this kind of a cacophon...
By The Editorial Board


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