India’s Press Comes Under Fire

Should the media repeatedly show the image of a young girl who was stripped naked, chased and humiliated by thugs in a city street during broad daylight? Should the picture of the girl, with some portions blurred, be printed in the front pages of daily newspapers days after the incident? Why didn’t the newspaper and television channels seek permission first from the victim? Moreover, would they have run the picture if the victim had come from an affluent family?

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