Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Re: [IAC#RG] Sorry state of media in India

channels pickup a issue for discussion immediately,without fact
finding,to grab & raise the TRP.The expressions & words of the anchor
reflects the view of the
T V channel.Viewers sometimes feel aghast after viewing,the other day,
another channel on the issue.The TRP raising competition be
Former Judge &
Vice-Chairman (Retd)
Central Administrative Tribunal

On Sun, Feb 28, 2016 at 10:57 PM, Hariharan Pillai <> wrote:
> Hi to all,
> Mr. Purobi Goshi is right, please treat it is a serious matter to the
> country.It is ashamed to watch the T.V chaneels, News papers now a days,
> really wasting time and money for such. There should be some regulatory body
> to monirtor.
> Regards
> Hari
> On Sun, Feb 28, 2016 at 9:39 AM, Purobi Ghosh Mohan <>
> wrote:
>> Dear friends,
>> I read and watch with unease the state of media in our country today.
>> Most of those from the fraternity opine, don't report, with scant research
>> to back them up. They are driven by a herd mentality.
>> Senior journalists write/speak on issues at random and keep silent on many
>> other critical stories which they should be writing/speaking on. Some are
>> heavily dictated by their publication/channel leanings or their private
>> interests.
>> The media creates hype at will, distorts stories and gives a handle to
>> those with vested interests. The partisan news and views influence
>> politicians, judiciary and legislating bodies.
>> I understand that the News Broadcasting Standards Authority (NBSA) is a
>> private body and not a legal entity. The Press Club of India (PCI) is a
>> legal body and but yet to widen scope. The new Press Registration and Books
>> (PRB) Act, also, is yet to be passed. It still runs on the 1867 Act.
>> Such a situation poses immense threat to the nation and to the populace.
>> It is necessary to raise our voices against this situation and bring the
>> authenticity of news to an even keel. Something needs to be done.
>> Regards
>> Purobi Ghosh Mohan
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