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“News today has become big commercial entity like never before” Analyse.

Topic :  role of media

5. “News today has become big commercial entity like never before” Analyse. (250 words)

Reference: The Hindu 

Why the question:

The article presents to us the dismal picture of how news today has become a commercial entity.

Key Demand of the question:

Critically examine the statement in the current times.

Directive:

AnalyzeWhen asked to analyse, you have to examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them as a whole in a summary.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

The toxic triangle of viewership, ratings and revenue is the catalyst driving most debates and that paradigm must be continuously stigmatized along with use of a relentless societal scissor to cut this Gordian knot.

Body:

Discuss in detail the issues plaguing the media these days in the country. Talk about the ‘backfire effect’.

Explain the various issues concerning the media.

Suggest solutions -a mix of legislative moves, judicial monitoring and industry self-regulation is needed

Conclusion:

Conclude with way forward.