Media is predictably aligned?- Madhu KishwarPosted: September 3, 2012
Media is predictably aligned?- Madhu Kishwar
The media is now so predictably aligned, you know what to expect, activist and Manushi editor Madhu Kishwar created waves when she wrote an angry two-part open letter to senior journalist and The News hour anchor Arnab Goswami.
She says “I do not think boycotting the media is the answer. Therefore I decided to articulate what a lot of people were feeling and expressing in small private gatherings but had not expressed in the open.
My whole life has been about speaking out my mind fearlessly, which often meant taking politically incorrect positions, risking the wrath of powerful people and influential lobbies and therefore paying the price for it.
The media is now so predictably aligned, you know what to expect.
One of the most important points being raised by media at the behest of the Congress party is that Team Anna and Baba Ramdev are now “playing politics” by getting support of various Opposition parties. Is “politics” such a dirty game that we must as concerned citizens loathe it?
It is especially mischievous when the government suddenly slaps tax evasion cases on them. Was the government sleeping earlier? Why now?” Read full text and “part i;part ii” at your leisure; very enlightening. http://www.tehelka.com/story_main53.asp?filename=Ws150812Media.asp
Read also Understanding freedom + democracy https://sofjustice.wordpress.com/2012/07/21/awake-understand-freedom-democracy-message-to-all/
And Paid News: India awake! Be alert and know how paid news is undermining democracy? http://presscouncil.nic.in/Sub-CommitteeReport.pdf
According to the former Chief Election Commissioner Mr. S.Y.Quraishi, we are the biggest democracy but not the greatest. Read: Open letter to all political parties- issues and solutions: https://sofjustice.wordpress.com/2012/07/07/open-letter-to-all-political-parties-issues-and-solutions/
Accountability at all levels makes a country prosperous and safe.
India awake: “Don’t look back—forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience—then alone can great deeds be accomplished” – Swami Vivekananda
Greed & Corruption (makes; rich; individuals; groups but not Nation) LIKE DRUGS; GIVES A KINK IN THE BEGINNING; an addiction & forces one to steel/loot to keep the habit going?
All should pray GOD to give common sense to corrupt; to see the damage they are causing to self; posterity & nation