Daily Archives: 3 December 2013

Should media give the people what they want?

As the TV channels go through the same motions in an election season—predictable opinion poll by predictable pollsters, followed by predictable panel discussion with predictable panelists and predictable cliches, followed by predictable conclusions—Malvika Singh asks a not-so-predictable question, in The Telegraph, Calcutta. Is the media’s task to supply what it thinks the public wants, or…