What makes something newsworthy?

Why does the media report on certain events and not on others?

ByNL Team
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Shishir Gupta and Nandini Agnihotri of the Centre for Social and Economic Progress discuss their paper titled “What drives media reporting”. The paper examines the press coverage of land conflicts across India, the Covid crisis and the protests against the Narendra Modi government’s contentious farm laws, and what it reveals about the priorities and perspectives of media professionals and organisations.

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