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What is called "The Fourth Estate of the Government"?

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Asked by nithya, 01 Feb '12 09:02 pm
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The media
Answered by Anil K Chugh, 04 Oct '13 08:11 pm

 
  
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The press. But, no offence intended . ma'm - but its now an exclusive toilet for those who suffer from dysentery and diarrhea.
Answered by Somebodysomewhere, 01 Feb '12 09:06 pm

 
  
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Media
Answered by ambuj kumar, 01 Feb '12 09:12 pm

 
  
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Media
Answered by Quest, 04 Oct '13 12:37 pm

 
  
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The fourth estate is a term that positions the press (newspapers) as a fourth branch of government and one that is important to a functioning democracy.

The phrase is attributed to Edmund Burke (1729 - 1797), a British politician, as quoted in Thomas Carlyle's book, "Heros and Hero Worship in History" (1841):

Burke said that there were three Estates in Parliament, but in the Reporters Gallery yonder, there sat a fourth Estate more important far than they all.

In Britain, the three branches (estates) of government referenced Parliament: The House of Lords (the Lords Temporal and the Lords Spiritual - nobles and clergy) and the House of Commons.

In modern times, the "press" has been expanded to include all news media, not just newspapers.
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Answered by anil garg, 08 Feb '12 01:07 am

 
  
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Gandhi family?
Answered by Insane Guy, 01 Feb '12 09:12 pm

 
  
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Journalists
Answered by PARTHA PATHAK, 01 Feb '12 09:04 pm

 
  
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