Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Topic: Sushant Singh Rajput

“Don’t you have respect for dead?” Bombay HC asks Republic TV in SSR media trial cases

On Wednesday, in reference to the '#ArrestRhea' hashtag campaign run by Republic TV on Twitter following the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, the Bombay High Court asked the lawyer of Republic TV if it is part of the investigative journalism to ask the public who should be arrested in a case.

Republic and Times Now are trying to make a mockery of criminal justice system, say 38 Bollywood production houses

As a counter to the 'Bollywood drugs mafia' reportage being carried on Republic TV and Times Now, 38 production houses including the production houses of stars Aamir Khan, Sharukh Khan, and Salmaan Khan have filed a suit in the Delhi High Court seeking to curb the "irresponsible, derogatory and defamatory remarks" being made against the film industry.

Insensitive reporting death of Sushant: Aaj Tak fined 1 Lakh; Zee News, News 24, India TV directed to apologise

The News Broadcasting Standards Authority has directed electronic news channels, Aaj Tak, Zee News, News 24, and India TV to air an apology for insensitive reporting and sensationalizing the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput

Right-wing policing of grief in wake of Sushant Singh Rajput’s death

While it is up to investigative agencies to ascertain what circumstances led to Sushant’s death, it remains important to be aware of the dubious track record of right-wing social media and news channels currently propelling much of the discussions surrounding the actor’s demise.

An actor, dancer, philanthropist and beautiful soul, Sushant will always be remembered

Sushant had a list of 50 dreams that he wanted to fulfill before he died, he posted on his social media whenever he fulfilled one of them, however, he left his dreams unfulfilled and the industry with a hole that will never be filled.

Sushant’s family asks media to ‘maintain privacy at this moment of grief’

"It pains us to share that Sushant Singh Rajput is no longer with us. We request his fans to keep him in their thoughts and celebrate his life, and his work like they have done so far. We request media to help us maintain privacy at this moment of grief," said the statement released on behalf of his family.