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How reliable is the Western Media Coverage of India’s Covid19 surge?
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How reliable is the Western Media Coverage of India’s Covid19 surge?

Most of the news posts of international media houses only target either the Prime Minister or BJP
No other substance is covered in these articles other than attacking the government
The highest number of cases have so far been counted from those states which are not ruled by BJP
Pandemic showed how the state governments struggled to uphold their constitutional responsibility of public health management
The Covid cases and death rates in Europe and North America are sizeably larger than India given its population
India has donated or exported over 66 million doses of Covid vaccines. Will the global media acknowledge this fact?
Hope these factors act as a guide for global media to ensure appropriate news reporting.

Social media and OTT platforms welcome to do business in India but need to follow the Constitution and laws of India, says MIB as tougher rules for the platforms are unveiled
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Social media and OTT platforms welcome to do business in India but need to follow the Constitution and laws of India, says MIB as tougher rules for the platforms are unveiled

Amidst growing concerns around lack of transparency, accountability and rights of users related to digital media the government of India has framed the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021 to ensure that the Social media and OTT platforms follow the set laws and adhere to the Constitution of India. The […]

Republicans accuse Twitter and Facebook of political bias at Senate hearing; Company CEOs hide behind action against ‘election disinformation’
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Republicans accuse Twitter and Facebook of political bias at Senate hearing; Company CEOs hide behind action against ‘election disinformation’

On Nov 17th, a Senate hearing was held over legal protections for Social Media companies. CEOs of Twitter and Facebook were put to scrutiny by senators during the hearing. The Republican senators accused the social media companies of political bias and also charged them with unfair business practices and market dominance. The charges are seen […]