News Broadcasters Association welcomes SC order on fake news
The decision to send out a daily bulletin by the Government of India will be helpful in ensuring accuracy in reporting, NBA has said
News Broadcasters Association (NBA) has welcomed the Supreme Court order and agreed that the media should report responsibly and weed out any “fake news” in social media while telecasting news on the coronavirus crisis.
NBA has also welcomed that a daily bulletin by the Government of India will be sent out through all media avenues, including social media and forums, and will be made available to clear the doubts of people. This would help media immensely to clarify the doubts and enable them to do accurate reporting, it said.
A statement sent out by Rajat Sharma, President, NBA said: “NBA appreciates that the Supreme Court has acknowledged the freedom of the press and has stated that it does not intent to interfere with the free discussion, debate and coverage about the pandemic.”
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