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Death of Decency
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Death of Decency

On Feb. 24th Sridevi died. On 25th our decency died. Following Sridevi’s death, everyone; the media, celebrities and the public went overboard with their expression of grief and praise.  Then they turned into vicarious pleasure seekers, publicity mongers and conspiracy theorists. TV news channels were the worse of the lot. In the initial hours of…

Media Vs Legislature …both need introspection
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Media Vs Legislature …both need introspection

The Press is perspiring and seething with anger after K.B. Koliwad, the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, announced the formation of a House Committee to suggest measures to monitor and regulate the functioning of Media in Karnataka. This decision was taken during the Budget Session after a four-hour discussion! Yes, instead of discussing the Budget,…

House panel formed to restrict ‘arbitrary’ news reporting
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House panel formed to restrict ‘arbitrary’ news reporting

Lawmakers cut across party lines and demand State control over media A House Committee of the Legislative Assembly was set up to frame rules and regulations for news media yesterday. This was after members in both Houses, cutting across party lines, came down heavily on what they called “irresponsible” reporting by the media, particularly  24×7…

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