Rape victim

IN Media Practice | 28/06/2011
What are the folks who run NewsX thinking when they flash the image of a 13-year-old rape victim at least ten times in the course of a news item? (June 27) Yes her face is covered with a cloth except for her eyes but is that good enough? Just those eyes would make her recognisable. First they pixelate the mother’s face in the story, then they drop the pixelating and show her face.   Amazing. What are the regulators doing?
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Doordarshan interviewed  two BJP ministers in the afternoon about what they thought of Rahul Gandhi's speech during the no-trust motion, and why BJP MPs had felt the need to come outside Parliament and attack him. Ministers of state Ashwini Chaubey and Ram Kirpal Yadav answered at considerable length and were allowed to have their say. The reporter also asked one of them what he thought about RG's hugging the PM and he effectively snorted in disapproval. When a panel discussion began after this,  more leading questions from the news anchor about this 'jadu ki jhappi."  And more criticism followed.                        

Moneycontrol.com  says that  HT Media has reported a drop of 86 percent in its net profit for the June quarter to Rs 5.8 crore against Rs 41.5 crore reported by the firm during the same quarter of last year.  In May this year however  HT Media had reported over a two-fold increase in consolidated net profit  over the previous quarter, according to TOI.                     

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