NDTV censors Chidambaram

IN Media Watch Briefs | 09/10/2016

"NDTV will not air any remarks that risk security for political advantage." With that onscreen statement NDTV dropped the interview with P Chidambaram done by Barkha Dutt which was to air on October 6 evening. The Wire reports that In keeping with the new editorial policy, the channel will no longer allow politicians and other guests to question the strategic strikes on air. In response to questions sent by this news site to NDTV chairperson Radhika Roy, her reply said "We do not believe that we are obliged to carry every shred of drivel that has now come to pass as public discourse."                     

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