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Corporate media’s journalism versus journalism of truth

It is wrong to categorize the media into “mainstream” and “alternative”. The word “mainstream media” is the coinage of the companies that use the protection offered to them by the Constitution to do journalism for profit, writes Anil Chamadia

Many have been exercising their right to freedom of expression. But not everyone is under attack. The attacks are reserved for those who want to use this Constitutional freedom to help build a society envisaged by the Constitution. 

The Constitutional provisions can be used in two ways – one, for building a society in keeping with the real intent of the Constitution and two, to perpetuate the unequal social order that prevailed before the promulgation of the Constitution. For instance, one can use the freedom of expression to make the voice of the farmers heard. Or, one can use it to protect the interests of the corporates.

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About The Author

Anil Chamadia

Anil Chamadia is a senior Hindi journalist focusing on media analysis and research. He edits 'Jan Media' and 'Mass Media', which are Hindi and English journals, respectively, on media issues

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