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The media have widely reported the conviction of Babu Bokhariya, a Gujarat minister for illegal mining but played down similar sentence for two others, a former Congress MP, Bharat Odedara, as well as an alleged gangster. Bokhariya is in the headline and the intro but the others are relegated to the end. Is a Congress politician's conviction less newsy?
The Karnataka State Government has dropped all charges against journalist Naveen Soorinje in connection with the Morning Mist home stay attack Recently The Visual Media Journalists Association of Dakshina Kannada district had submitted a memorandum to Chief Minister Siddaramaiah urging him to drop all charges against journalist Naveen Soorinje and TV cameraman Sharan in this case.