“Fourth Estate is a mirror of the society” and it can deeply influence the society by disseminating and printing the news, says Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijaybhai Rupani here today.
Therefore, the reporters should present the incident and event in right perception, Mr. Rupani said. He was speaking at a function organized by Vishwa Samvad Centre, Gujarat, to mark the ‘Devarshi Narad Jayanti.’
In today’s era of internet and electronics medium, people have access to amass of news and information, in such scenario the media should build its image by presenting truthful and unbiased news. The negative news are harmful and can be deadly in the long run for the society and culture, the Chief Minister asserted.
Others who spoke on the occasion, included Shri Jayantibhai Bhadesiya, Sanghchalak, Western Zone, RSS, and Shri Hareshbhai Thakkar, Trustee, Vishwa Samvad Centre.
The Chief Minister also conferred the Maharshi Narad Awards to the media persons. They were: Mr. Japan Pathak for Cyber Journalism, Mrs. Aarti Patel for Radio Journalism, Mr. Kaushik Mehta for Print Media, Mr. Nirnay Kapoor for Electronics Media, Mr. Nagendra Vijay for Articles on Science, and Mr. Zaverilal Mehta for Photo Journalism.
Source : Gujarat Information Bureau
Source: Information Department, Gujarat