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India: ‘Paid news’ report spectre returns to haunt Press Council

India: ‘Paid news’ report spectre returns to haunt Press Council

By Wed, Sep 21, 2011 1:02AM UTC Comments Off India: ‘Paid news’ report spectre returns to haunt Press Council

A year after the Press Council of India decided to bury a sub-committee report on the malaise of “paid news” in the news media, the issue has returned to haunt the council again. The Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Press Council make public the report of the two-member sub-committee as part of suo...