Democracy and the Politics of Fake News
Mainstream media outlets which are all about fake news and information misuse these days are a major threat to Democracy Social media was expected to be a saving grace from the grosslycontaminated content on Indian TV but that too has been infiltrated by vicious propagandists .
I still remember how my parents would tune into Doordarshan or Akaash Vani for their daily dose of bulletins.
No bombardment of information! Rather, it was rationed, at least on television and radio, in India’s socialist model of governance and economy.
The liberalisation of the early 1990s …