Vicky Nanjappa

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From Ukraine to Delhi, govt frowns upon TV media coverage, issues stern advisory

New Delhi, Apr 23: The Union Government has issued an advisory to all private satellite television channels after it was found that some channels had covered certain incidents in a manner that appeared to be unauthentic, misleading, sensational and using socially unacceptable language and remarks.

The Information and Broadcasting Ministry said that in respect of the coverage of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, it was observed:

Channels have been making false claims and frequently misquoting International agencies/actors.
Use of ‘scandalous headlines/taglines’ that are completely unrelated to the news item.

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