Media: Judge, Jury and Executioner

It’s not that we’ll mistake them for the truth. The real danger is that if we hear enough lies, then we can no longer hear the truth at all. What can we do then? – Valery Legosav, Chernobyl (2019) Jaideep Ahlawat as Hathi Ram Chaudhury in the critically acclaimed series Paataal Lok rambles on toContinue reading “Media: Judge, Jury and Executioner”

An Outlook on Yellow Journalism: is it legal?

The year was 1883 when Joseph Pulitzer is popularly known for the Pulitzer prize; purchased ‘The New York World’, an American newspaper which was in circulation from 1860 till 1931. Pulitzer then increased the circulation of New York world from only 15,000 to 600,000 making it the largest sold the newspaper in the US atContinue reading “An Outlook on Yellow Journalism: is it legal?”

Disaster Management Act and The Novel Coronavirus

On March 11, 2020, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyeses, in his media briefing of the novel coronavirus, announced that based on WHO’s assessment of the threat possessed by the coronavirus, WHO has decided to declare the current situation as a pandemic. He further appealed to the nations all over the world to actively take steps andContinue reading “Disaster Management Act and The Novel Coronavirus”