How legal arm-twisting by corporates is shackling reportage and undermining democracy in India

Sue the Messenger: an insight into the murky world of libel suits

Date posted: May 15, 2016 | Category: Review

Saurav Datta writes:

The pall of fear and intimidation, and the looming threat of punitive damages (which no journalist can afford to pay, and which can push many small media houses out of business), frequently ensure that business journalism is coerced into becoming a farcical exercise. Reporters are compelled to kowtow to corporations and business magnates, or remain silent.

Read the review on the Catch News website here.


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