Media

Media is considered the fourth pillar of democracy. This section presents news and views about the state of Indian media.

Asianet News journalist calls Bengalis ‘Pakistanis’, says no use showing ‘Sanghis’ getting thrashed in times of Covid-19

Asianet News has issued an apology after their journalist said that they are deliberately not covering Bengal violence.

Left-leaning Twitter and ISIS seem to have the same threads of fascism that bind them: Here is how

After the political upset for BJP, Mamata Banerjee took the reigns and a spate of unimaginable violence was unleashed on those who worked for BJP or those who had supported…

Times Group and The Wire’s editor spread misleading claims over FICCI letter to NDMA about ventilators: Here is what FICCI said

FICCI clarified they never suggested any negligence by the government in distribution of ventilators manufactured under PM CARES Fund

Media says Karnataka teacher died after following COVID-19 advice of BJP leader: Here is what his family says

Following the unfortunate death of Basavaraj and the subsequent misinformation peddled by media groups targeting the BJP leader and businessman Vijay Sankeshwar, the family members of the deceased teacher have…

How the ‘Liberal’ press is whitewashing Bengal’s post-election violence

Online publications like The Wire and Scroll.in seem to have more of a problem with BJP's characterization of the post-election violence, than the actual post-poll violence itself.

Media uses comments by bureaucrat with the same name to spread mischievous propaganda against Union Minister Piyush Goyal

Media used comments made by bureaucrat with the same name to spread propaganda against Union Minister Piyush Goyal.

NDTV journalist justifies political violence against ABVP karyakartas by TMC goons, claims ‘Twitter account compromised’

NDTV's Soumit Mohan has since deleted his tweet, but has not apologised for justifying violence.

India Today’s Rahul Kanwal backtracks after receiving a letter from Shiv Sena, had claimed party goons heckled SII CEO Adar Poonawalla

The anchor now claims that the hoodlums seen in the video sent to him belonged to a different political party and not the Shiv Sena.

‘Neutral journalists’ celebrate as election trends show TMC victory in West Bengal: Here is what they said

The cabal of so-called 'neutral journalists', who had been eyeing the opportunity for a long time, took to Twitter to mock the BJP and express glee over its defeat.

Rajdeep Sardesai explains why TMC needs to treat Congress with Rasogullah if it wins Bengal, Rahul Kanwal shuts him down

Sardesai wanted to give credit for TMC's performance in election to Congress, but Rahul Kanwal shut his arguments down