War hysteria from Indian and Pakistani media is shocking

With everyone trying to prove more patriotic than the other, war hysteria is blossoming on mainstream media of both India and Pakistan. One would be shocked at the stark similarities seen on news networks of both countries. I have seen the attitude of the Indian media outlets in cases like this before and this time I was focused more on criticising responses on the Pakistani … Continue reading War hysteria from Indian and Pakistani media is shocking

Media is no friend to democracy, social media is

It’s not the 80s or the 90s, when one could easily control the flow of information and try to shape narratives. It’s 2018! It’s the age when everyone is equipped with pocket-sized devices with screens, showing crowd sourced information in real time. It seems as if the mainstream media has not understood this yet. Though it is true that the private media industry is relatively … Continue reading Media is no friend to democracy, social media is