New Delhi: The Editors Guild on Tuesday termed as "ill-considered" the comments made by the new Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju against the media and vowed to oppose any move by it to assume "draconian" powers and bring the electronic media under its ambit.
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Keep media out of lokpal purview, says Editors Guild
The Editors Guild of India on Friday favoured keeping the media out of the purview of the proposed anti-corruption watchdog, the Lokpal. A three-member team of the apex body of editors, which appeared before the parliamentary panel examining the Lokpal bill, stated that media in the country was broadly a "private body" and could not be covered by the anti-corruption watchdog.