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Print media and electronic media - which is more reliable? Where is scope for more yellow journalism ?

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Asked by soumyen sarkar, 31 Jul '10 08:23 pm
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Print media generally takes a conscious decision to either stick to factual reporting, or have a mixture of both, or go totally yellow. Some of the established National newspaper like The Hindu still stick to their tradition of factual reporting. Some like Times of India which were known for their factual reporting at one time have now diluted and have a mixture of both facts and masala in their reporting. Some mainly in regional newspapers (exception possibly Malayalam Manorama and Ananda Bazar Patrika, which i presume still stick to factual reporting) or those controlled by political parties have opted for yellow journalism right from beginning and are sticking to it. As for electronic media in India it has always followed the path of sensational reporting.Ever since our electronic media shifted from Black and White to Color, it has shown a conscious preference for yellow when it comes to reporting. If one wants to be spoon fed then better stick to national print media newspaper. I ...more
Answered by Shyam, 02 Aug '10 12:41 pm

 
  
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Print media more reliable ,,,,,,,, scope for yellow journalism is in both -----print and electronic media ,,
Answered by lolita mansfield, 31 Jul '10 08:54 pm

 
  
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``Ushtraanaam vivaheshu gito gayante gardabhani
Parasparam prashansayante, aho rupam aho dhvani.``

(Roughly means, at the wedding ceremony of the camel, the donkeys are the musicians. `Wow, what a handsome groom` sing the donkeys, to which the camel replies,`Ohh what sweet melodious voices`). This is the picture of a coin of two sides. You simply cannot think who less is or who is above evil since both are cunning wolves engaged in encashing the air of this fast age where reader and watcher needs spare time to kill. Even the mega magnets like TOI and IE have become victims of this widely spreading epidemic kind yellow journalism; let alone papers at regional level. There is absolutely no place for `Reliability` on both counts. Electronic media is highly interested in accruing revenues by depending on those so~called `Sting Operations` while print media is running after kick backs ventures at high places. R.K.Laxman`s Common Man has no place at all in this kind of warzone and he sit ...more
Answered by Pratik Desai, 02 Aug '10 12:57 pm

 
  
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Electronic media has all advantages of indulging in to yellow act mainly because of it's speed of changing to other news.
In printing media we can check things again and again and easily protest if news is twisted in to a views.
However the competition between both for grabbing yellow world has reached an alarming stage.
Answered by Prakash Chandra, 31 Jul '10 09:37 pm

 
  
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Yellow journalism happens in both electronic & print media. Like in case of specific newspapers that indulge in yellow journalism by sensationalising things, there are specific channels that do the same.

But since visuals have more impact on the psyche of humans, it is probably felt more in visual media.
Answered by S. Ramesh, 31 Jul '10 08:34 pm

 
  
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Electronic media because at least there is some thing live of recorded to show. Print media can fabricate it and show differently.
Answered by Sridhar, 31 Jul '10 08:27 pm

 
  
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Neither of them are reliable now
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 31 Jul '10 08:24 pm

 
  
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Print
it was always much more reliable
and studied /read seriously
Answered by anil garg, 01 Oct '10 09:06 pm

 
  
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