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Face of Corruption in News Media – A Report on their Coverage (2010)

The  purpose  of  the  analysis in this report  is  to  put  in  public  purview  the  trends  in  the  coverage  of corruption  in  our  news  media.   These trends could be looked at from different perspectives – sociological, good governance, agenda setting, RTI, etc. The items monitored under Corruption were those where there is conflict of interest and/or monetary gain is involved directly or indirectly for illegitimate private gain. Number of items and time devoted for each story was studied.