Real Time Reporting and it’s Impact on Fair Trial

Gaurav Puri and Rabaica Jaiswal 
Symbiosis Law School, Pune, India.

Volume III, Issue V, 2020

Judiciary and Media are the third and fourth pillars of every democracy in the world. Every Country endeavours to balance free press vis-a-vis the provisions of a fair trial. The idea of live reporting via social media in India has been a matter of debate for a long time. Real-time updates of hearings on social media are today a reality. The bone of contention that this presents is that will live reporting violate the process of a fair trial?

Keeping the importance of the same in mind the researcher by virtue of the paper aims The Relationship between Media, Judiciary and administration of justice along with the provisions of fair trial vis-à-vis freedom of media.

Keywords: Media, Judiciary, Fair Trial, Rights of Accused, Freedom of Expression, Media Trial.