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Panel Discussion on “Ethics of Media”

Panel Discussion on “Ethics of Media”

Panel Discussion on “Ethics of Media”

Jointly Organized by Indialogue Foundation (a forum for dialogue and peace) and Maeeshat Media On 28th of January 2016 in Mumbai.


TopicEthics of Media


Date and Time: 26 February 2016, 4:00 p.m.


Venue: Press Club, Mumbai



  • Developing a better understanding of the role of the free press and become more informed and critical news consumers.
  • To evaluate the standards what journalists do use when reporting.
  • Explaining how are issues of bias and fair reporting addressed by journalists


Speakers on the Panel:

Mrs. Sujata Anandan, Political Editor, Hindustan Times, Mumbai

Mr. Sarfaraz Arzu, Editor Hindustan Daily, Mumbai

Mrs. Jyoti Punwani, Senior Journalist.

Mr. Vilas athavale, President TV Association

Mrs. Zeenat Shaukat Ali, Wisdom Foundation


Contributions by panelists:

The event has been started with a short introduction of the topic given by Mr.Danish Reyaz and a further briefing about Indialogue has been furnished by Mr. Shaikh Minhaj, Secretary of Indialogue foundation.

In the maiden speech of the panel Mrs. Jyoti Punwani, spoke about the print media, and insisted that media should present the facts and let the reader decide, she wanted to create awareness of the importance of putting real facts and not just one side story, as she rightly pointed that a biased story may create division in the society. Following her speech Mrs. Sujata Anandan, went on to explain the word “Prestitude” as used by Americans as ethics credibility.

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