People mainly avoid news due to repetitiveness, a lack of trust and the sense of powerlessness it triggers, according to the Reuters Digital News Report 2022. But what could exemplify the broken record more than the apocalyptic world of Indian TV news?
This week, we look at the stalest tropes, from Sudhir’s Pakistan bashing to TV9 Bharatvarsh’s doomful war coverage, and the Godse-loving Rizwan Ahmed as the almost omnipresent television panelist.
Also, a special peek into channels such as Aaj Tak and Zee News using a familiar Delhi riots 2020 script to hail “bulldozer raj”.
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