Media

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

Opposition leaders and leftist journalists circulate fake news about substandard PPE kits at AIIMS Delhi, PIB calls out the lie

Journalist Runjhun Sharma had falsely claimed that AIIMS doctors were provided with substandard N-95 and PPE kits

Scroll asked OpIndia about Islamists targeting our ad revenues, and here is our response

A Twitter handle of an organisation called 'Stop Funding Hate' has taken it upon themselves to counter the supposed 'hate speech' that was supposedly propagated by OpIndia in one of…

DD News temporarily shifts operations from Mandi House to Khelgaon after an employee tested positive for Coronavirus after death

News operations of DD News shifted to Khelgaon studio from the night of May 28 while Mandi house studios are sanitised

Legal notice sent to Amazon and directors of Patal Lok for hurting religious sentiments of Sikh community, unconditional apology sought

The DSGMC has sent legal notice to Amazon and the directors of Patal Lok web series Avinash Arun and Prosit Roy for insulting Sikhs

Woman raped by Moulvi Aslam, media gives it a ‘Hindu spin’ by using image of a saffron-clad Hindu priest and describing the perpetrator as “Tantrik”

A Muslim sorcerer claiming to relieve people of their miseries through his wizardry was depicted as a Hindu priest by media organisations

MSNBC reporter says Minneapolis protest against death of George Floyd ‘not unruly’ while standing in front of a burning building amidst riots

On May 25, a 46-year-old ‘black’ man, George Floyd was reportedly murdered by a white police officer, Derek Chauvin

Indian Express misquotes confidential report to claim China crossed LAC: Here is what Defence Analyst revealed

Tensions have been rife along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) between Indian and China.

TOI publishes fake news about ‘Maharashtra model’ receiving national praise, twice: Read details here

In April, TOI had used a press briefing from Uddhav Thackeray's office to claim that the IMCT team visiting Mumbai had praised the 'Worli-Koliwada Model'. It was also endorsed by…

While NDTV calls terrorist a mere ‘driver’, authorities suspect Pakistan’s JeM and LeT hand behind averted terror attack in Pulwama: Details

NDTV has referred to the terrorist driving the car in Pulwama as a mere 'driver' but authorities say Pakistani terrorists are involved.

How mainstream media is failing India during a pandemic: Fake news and the migrant crisis amidst Coronavirus lockdown

These days, mainstream media has been complaining about how it’s being treated. One can make the argument that Indian journalism is dominated by mainstream media via print and broadcast.