Media today is disconnected with 75% of the population

Written by Newsclick | Published on: August 19, 2017

The harrowing issues of 75% of the population rarely end up making the headlines in our mainstream media.




The Media, which is often regarded as the fourth pillar of the democracy, is today, completely devoid of a labour correspondent or an agricultural correspondent. The harrowing issues of 75% of the population rarely end up making the headlines in our mainstream media. The greatest example of this in the contemporary context is the media's approach to the water crisis in the country. “Mainstream media is never going to cover the class and caste distinctions of water," says Sainath

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