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Media has no privileges, then why guidelines?

The recent guidelines, which were being framed by the Supreme Court for the media to report ongoing proceedings before various courts have evoked a lot of responses.

Due to frequent media-bashing, these guidelines would have curtailed the media’s right to promote vigorous debate on ongoing proceedings where the accused may be a bigwig like A. Raja or DMK MP Kanimozhi. Luckily, there has been no final word till now. More…