Government to Media – Do Not Overplay Incidents

20 September, 2009 at 22:28 2 comments

In my short memory, as bad as it is, forced censorship is becoming somewhat of a repeating pattern. After the November terror attack last year, the media has been told once again not to overplay incidents that can bring up feelings of nationalistic fervour and jingoism. There are a bunch of topics here from the role of media to freedom of speech to governmental control to nanny state which are better handled in CWorks ways but here are some quotes from an article and a quick take…

…Prime Minister Manmohan Singh told journalists that media reports were painting an inaccurate picture of conditions along India-China border and scotch swirling rumours…

    …Home Ministry has decided to file an FIR against the two reporters of The Times of India who filed a story…

    …National Security Advisor M.K. Narayanan urged the media to be restrained. General Kapoor appealed not to “overplay” issues that can promote enmity…

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