Trial By Media
Opinion  /  Published 20.09.20

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 in

Opinion  /  Published 15.09.20

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 in

Opinion  /  Published 06.09.20

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 in

Opinion  /  Published 09.08.20

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 in


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