Frankly, I am a great Critic of media personnel, particularly of the TV kind. Again speaking frankly, though I have found one or two ‘Talking Sense,’ in the sense of Impartial reporting, I have found them presumably pressurized back into taking the ‘Channel owner’s’ stand!
For all that, We come across Fearless Reporters who have risked Life and Limb in the service of Good and Honest Journalism.
The first name I would like to mention in this regard is that of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, though he was not exactly a journalist. I found his ‘One day in the life of Ivan Denisovich‘ absolutely captivating.
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Russian novelist, historian, and critic of Soviet totalitarianism, 1918-2008.
Very Recently, India has seen no less than Two Journalists Burnt, to Death, because of the Subjects of their Investigation.
1. Sandip Kothari, journalist, investigated and reported on Mining Irregularities in Madhya Pradesh.
2. Jagendra Singh, journalist in Uttar Pradesh. Burnt at home, later succumbed to Burns.