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Why Can’t Media Take A Stand Against Issues?

By on Jun 21, 2011 in Wisdom | 0 comments

I’ve been closely following the Indian TV media reporting on various issues – the most happening amongst them is the ‘Jan Lokpal Bill’. Even the most reputed Television Channel Anchors ask so worthless and idiotic questions especially to politicians and ministers that the whole ‘news reporting’ seems just a time-pass activity. Assuming for a minute that all our media is really ‘independent’, why can’t the TV channels take a stand (for or against the issues)? Did you follow the Baba Ramdev Satyagraha news coverage? Every damn reporter out there was questioning whether RSS is involved in the satyagraha. I didn’t get the unnecessary importance TV reporters gave to it. Using common sense it isn’t hard to conclude that RSS, like any other organization has full right to support anything. It does not mean that the protesters...