Sunday, June 04, 2006

CNN-IBN introspects ...

But the worst scenario emerges in the case of Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs).

Despite constituting around 24 per cent of the total population, their representation in key decision making across the news spectrum amounts to zilch.

That means there is not a single SC or ST person taking a call on editorial policies in country's news arena.

Do read this CNN-IBN report about the results of a survey of the "newsrooms of top newspapers and television news networks by Centre for Study of Developing Societies (CSDS)."

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Thanks to Krish for the pointer.


  1. Anonymous said...

    The same report puts percentage of OBCs at 34%. Would you endorse that too?