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Indian Media: Irresponsible or Ignorant?

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Another such victim of media's indifference was Swami Nigamanand, who died on June 6 after a prolonged protest of over four months for saving the river Ganga – the holy river for the Hindus. His death was national news but his cause, while he was alive, drew little media coverage. Otherwise, he would not have to die such a tragic death.

 

Be it the poor victims of Forbesganj, Irom Sharmila of Manipur, or Swami Nigamanada of Uttarakhand – the bleak face of Media apathy is same. The only reason, it seems, is these people are not famous enough for the media to take interest. Hence, their causes, their sufferings and even their deaths are not news-worthy. These faceless people are the real heroes of genuine concerns. India salutes them even though the media may not care.

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What, then, do we call this celebrity-bias of the Indian media: Irresponsibility, ignorance, or both?

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Having graduated from Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) in 2006, Shahidur Rashid Talukdar moved to USA for higher studies. After completing MS (in Mathematics) from Youngstown State University, he joined Texas Tech University as PhD student in (more...)
 
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