Gauri Lankesh, a renowned journalist from Bengaluru was murdered on Tuesday and this has been all over the media since then. About the same time, a female journalist who has previously worked with Republic TV attacked Arnab Goswami and the channel via social media.
In one of her Facebook posts, she has expressed her hatred towards the channel and her post is going viral at a god speed. Named, Sumana Nandy, this journalist has mentioned that she has always been very proud of all the organisations she has worked with except Republic TV. She also mentioned that an organization which is believed to be ‘independent’ is now servicing the dirty game of politics.
In her post, Sumana stated that Gauri Lankesh received death threats from BJP-RSS workers, after which, she was found dead. Instead of looking for the culprits, questions are being raised for the opposition to answer. Addressing the same, Sumana also questioned that where is the media heading towards? She further mentioned, that this one particular activity of Republic TV makes her feel sad that she was ever a part of such a hypocrite organization.
Here’s her post:
I have always been proud of the organisations I have worked with in my extremely small career in journalism. But today I…
To make it look authentic enough, she even shared a screenshot of Republic TV’s Twitter survey in her post.
Well, this is not the first time that Republic TV has been questioned about their approach as earlier also a student president, Shehla Rashid of JNU was seen asking Republic TV reporter to leave the spot as she didn’t want them to cover her activity.
Here’s a clip of it:
'रिपब्लिक' को पब्लिक का संदेश
Posted by NewsBasket on 7 সেপ্টেম্বর 2017
One thing which comes out to be clear is that very few people trust Republic TV with their approach towards journalism and when a channel is questioned for their authenticity and credibility, it undoubtedly puts other people from the audience in a state of dilemma, whether to trust a news channel or not.