Media Trials: A Bane or Boon for Democracy?

  • Samyak Mordia
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  • Samyak Mordia

    Student at Jindal Global Law School, India.

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Media is the fourth pillar of democracy and is supposed to keep the other democratic institutions in check. But recently, in many democracies, especially India, it has been observed that media tries to sensationalise topics and pieces by defaming people and delving into their personal lives, violating their Right to Privacy, and Right to Liberty, which are guaranteed by the Constitution of India. A question that therefore emerges is whether media is a bane or a boon for the democratic society.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 5, Issue 4, Page 190 - 194


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