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Sheen Bora Murder case coverage in TV News Channels(2016)

The high-profile Sheena Bora murder case dominated Indian TV news channels, setting aside other important issues concerning the nation. The study measured that how much coverage was given by news channels.The murder case not only dominated primetime coverage (8–10 PM) but also consumed one-third of the primetime on the news channels. We analysed 15 days of coverage of six national channels from 25 August 2015 until 8 September 2015. The channels included in the study were Aaj Tak, ABP News, Zee News, DD News, CNN IBN and Times Now.