How a section of the media tried to remove BJP from power in March 2002 by inventing a Yatra & collapsing the NDA alliance
Very few people remember now that a particular, biased section of the media had tried to oust the BJP from power at the Centre in March 2002 itself by inventing an ‘Ashthi Yatra’.
An artful way of promoting oneself at the cost of truth by drawing attention to what he has written even if it is wrong: Their way of Great Journalism!
अर्नब के साथ जो हुआ वह इन सात दशकों में न जाने कितनी बार हुआ है। सवाल यह नहीं कि कौन किस पार्टी का है, सवाल यह है कि यहाँ इस देश में पत्रकार, सब पत्रकारों जैसी पत्रकारिता क्यों नहीं कर सकता।
There have been plenty of instances where the reportage by a media house turns out to be false or if the reportage is not false in its entirety but therein elements deliberately introduced to cater a narrative of the which media house try to propagate, the reporter reporting such news piece cannot be said to be a reporter rather can be said to as an opinion influencer.
When MSM behaves as irresponsibly as SM, boycotting them is the way out!
With rights comes the duty so it is duty of the press not to deliver one-sided information, disinformation, misinformation, non information because all results to one thing that is uninformed citizenry that frustrates the very purpose of democracy.
Article 19.1.a b which deals with freedom of speech and expression is universally applicable to all the citizens, including journalists. There is no special provision under the constitution for freedom of speech to the media.