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Has Media Failed India?

So many newspapers, so little real journalism. The media in India is another failed institution

Has Media Failed India?

So many newspapers, so little real journalism. The media in India is another failed institution

Has Media Failed India?

So many newspapers, so little real journalism. The media in India is another failed institution

Has Media Failed India?

So many newspapers, so little real journalism. The media in India is another failed institution

We can only form opinions based on the information available to us. But what if that information is biased and inaccurate?

These days, we’re always hearing the expression “post-truth”.

We know that people in power can manipulate reporting of events – whether on social media or traditional media platforms. It happens everywhere, even in the US, where millions of Donald Trump supporters were convinced that the elections had been rigged against him. This claim was investigated, and there was no evidence whatsoever to support it. Yet many never even heard the facts: instead, the papers they read and the news they watched were full of the same lies.

When this is the world we live in, how can we ever be sure that we’re hearing a true, objective version of events?

And if this is a problem in the US, where some of the media is biased but it’s still possible to find honest reporting, how much more serious is it in India, where virtually no independent news platforms exist?

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