Showing posts from January, 2018

Portrayal of Women in Media

"Media, that is trusted to be the fourth pillar of democracy, the gatekeeper, watchdog; which is expected to reveal the truth and be neutral. Which does not show any difference between gender, religion and race." Now this is the hard core definition of media, but does Indian media also has the same context? No, because our media is busy with the TRP's; they are dying to increase their viewership by filling all sorts of nonsense that could attract more and more eyeballs to their show. India, a country where women are looked upon as goddesses, where India itself claims to be tagged as "BharatMata" and we as media broadcasters and consumers do not have a spec of shame within us to portray women as a sex symbolon Television and other mediums too.If you have keenly observed, how does our media portray women? Do you find it descent enough that every media consumers can consume it? Or does it provoke you in such a way that gives …