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ContentisKing There is a larger editorial directive to dumb down the news: Jehangir Pocha

There is a larger editorial directive to dumb down the news: Jehangir Pocha

Author | Pallavi Goorha and Puneet Bedi Bahri | Wednesday, Oct 15,2008 8:42 AM

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There is a larger editorial directive to dumb down the news: Jehangir Pocha

The first big crisis for journalism came after 9/11 and the media industry failed that test… The essential crisis was – ‘what is the role of journalism in the face of a national crisis?’ The media industry globally failed that test. They became polarised very quickly and began to reflect largely their government’s view, observes Jehangir Pocha, Editor, Businessworld.

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