Media required to show utmost restraint, society believes news as gospel truth: Karnataka High Court

In this case, the judge criticised certain media outlets for using words such as 'Taliban', 'Goonda', 'Pundatike' while referring to the lawyer community in certain news reports from 2012.
Karnataka High Court,  print/electronic media
Karnataka High Court, print/electronic media

The Karnataka High Court recently observed that individuals responsible for managing print and electronic media must exercise caution and refrain from inappropriate or defamatory language while presenting news content. [Lok Shikshan Trust & Ors v Davalsab & Ors]

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