TMR 2021: Trial by Media-Manisha Pande, Mayank Shekhar, Disha Ravi and Shahid Ali
The first session of The Media Rumble on "Trial by Media - Influence of Media Trials on Investigations" was moderated by Manisha Pande, Executive Editor, Newslaundry. The panel comprised Disha Ravi, writer and climate justice activist; Shahid Ali, lawyer for the Tablighi Jamaat Nizamuddin Markaz; and film critic Mayank Shekhar.
Shahid Ali elaborated on the influence of certain instigating phrases used by news channels, such as "corona jihad" and "organised bio-warfare", on the fight for justice in court. On media trials concerning Bollywood, Mayank explains the "trollisation of news".
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