Ok let me ask you- “What’s the role of media?”
Your answer would look something like “To keep us informed”. Media does just that- it keeps you informed but what it also does is, it chooses what to tell you and what not to.
Media channels never miss a single PM rally (even if majority of his speech is just “bhaiyon behnoo”). Can’t we use this time productively and check if the people who’ve collected to listen to our PM are genuine or not.
Can’t we use this time to indulge in a constructive debate on an issue of national importance.
I don’t know how many of you have noticed this- news channels show less of news and more of ads. You know why this is so, because political parties don’t directly put money into media houses mouth.
They take the indirect approach. They pay companies supporting their propaganda, then these companies pay this huge money to media houses to buy ads on them. Now you know why Patanjali ads are all over the place.
This is the safe way of playing this dirty game. Noone gets caught. Everything is legal. Everyone is getting something- media houses get money and offer political parties publicity in exchange.
The only person who loses out in this whole process is you.