Many of us naively believe that the Media is Free and we read what is News , not views in the garb of News.
To me there are four types of Journalists.
1.Who write only the Truth in Public Interest.
I am yet to see one.If any one has an idea, please let me know the details.
This species is like mythical Gold Country.
I can recall only two names which come closer to this category.
‘CHO’ Ramaswamy in Tamil, Late. Babaurao Patel of Mother India(English)
2.Those who write because of Political inclinations, like RK.Karanjia of Blitz(now defunct),DF Karaka (Current,now defunct)
3.Slight variation of the above category,
Political Papers, Card holding Members.
4.Those who write for extortion
This class receives money from he Government, occasionally criticize the Government for Credibility(?) and sings praise of the Government,plant stories subtly.
Listen to Radia Tapes how the Media is manipulated by Industrialists.(Filed under Radia Tapes)
Pakistan Government has been foolish enough to have the list lying and was caught.
They had to be released by a Supreme Court Order.
I am reproducing excerpts and the List.
Indian Government is smarter, or I am dumb, I am unable to find evidence of this.
The list of the 282 journalists who received payments and gifts from the secret fund of the information ministry was made public following a Supreme Court order.
The complete list can be viewed as a PDF here, or scroll down to the bottom of this report.
The list of disbursements totals just over Rs177 million.