India is a ‘Developing’ country: one of the reasons is there is no protection for a conscientious citizen especially if he or she has the temerity to report like a journalist on issues that matter to the country.
India has a vibrant climate for (news) media industries: newspapers’ circulation is not falling unlike in the West; television channels for entertainment and news have a dedicated audience on the lines of language and political parties; private radio stations have gained popularity though precluded from airing news! Yet, AIR, is unbeatable in its reach and content where one can also listen to the Prime Minister’s Mann Ki Baat (Words from the Mind/Heart!); and there is an Internet-induced new media. New Media includes traditional media on online, exclusively online only websites, news and its related events presented in multimedia formats (text, audio, video, photos, infographics, or anything