“We should become more inclusive in the area of knowledge”: Mrinal Pande
At the Fourth Foundation Day Lecture of the Centre for Public Policy, celebrated on July 10th, the well-known journalist, author and television personality talked about ‘Unseen Bipolarity at the Heart of our Media Policies’ through her experiences with India’s public sector media and private media.
“Those who are mostly tasked with moulding and reshaping Indian media policies – the policy makers at the apex bodies – have seldom experienced the lived reality of media on ground. Maybe more so in case of those who implement the policies. A spurious idea of freedom of expression, and at the ground level oppression and unaccountable censorship are caused by this, despite policies aiming for the contrary,” she said.Watch here