Saturday, July 12, 2008

Man gives birth to baby: Perfect example of media lies.

'Man gives birth to a baby'. Remember this news item? Read this indiatimes article here , and CNN-IBN news here, and Rediff news here, and ...

Read the news carefully, and you will realize, that this "man" is really a woman(yes born a woman). And only started living like a "man" in last few years by taking some hormones, and keeping all her reproductive organs intact. This being the case, this news is no-news at all. But our wonderful media (trust them to fool you) ensured that details are either ignored, or mentioned in passing, and certainly not contained in news title; thereby creating hype and providing incorrect news! Bravo, journalists. We understand you have to earn a living, but never forget what the Spidy says: 'With great power, comes great responsibility'!


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At 1:35 PM, Blogger gunj said...

dat piece of news seriously was misleading!
i wonder wen will media really learn to b responsible!

At 6:11 AM, Blogger Guest Patrakar said...

We need a media regulator, but problem is we can't trust government with that, and the civil society seems non-existent in India. :(

At 10:34 AM, Blogger workhard said...

yeah.. i know how the media has its mysterious choice of words to generate public interest....

its really amazing..

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