This week, host Basant Kumar is joined by Newslaundry’s Tanishka Sodhi and Shivnarayan Rajpurohit.
Tanishka’s investigated the online trolling of Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud from January to April this year. It involved morphed photos and accusations of being “anti-Hindu”. Tanishka explains the significant role played by digital influencers in driving this social media discourse.
Shivnarayan talks about his , a 20-year-old from Manipur who lost her mother and brother to the ongoing violence in the state. On mainstream media coverage of Manipur, Shiv says, “With a few notable exceptions, there haven’t been any genuine stories produced in contrast to the stories about the Delhi riots that have received sufficient coverage.”
00:00:00 - Introduction
00:01:18 - Manipur violence
00:07:47 - Online trolling of CJI
00:35:42 - Recommendations
Produced by Tehreem Roshan, recorded by Naresh Kumar, and edited by Saif Ali Ekram.
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