ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Who Dares Bite the Hand That Feeds

Who Dares Bite the Hand That Feeds? Nireekshak BY both convention and pretension, the two English wire news agencies in India are said to be objective and not given to tendentious reporting. 'Tendentious', to go by the dictionary meaning, is: "having an underlying purpose, calculated to advance a cause". The bountiful government subsidies, which keep these agencies in business, may not be said to have compromised their objectivity. This is, indeed, one of the myths sedulously fostered for years in Indian journalism.

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