• search

Erosion of ethical, professional values among journos: Seer

Posted By:
Subscribe to Oneindia News

Shravanabelagola, Karnataka, Feb 22 (UNI) The country's Mass Media is at crossroads today and so are journalists, caught in the spiraling web of electronic and online journalism, Digambar Jain Mutt Pontiff Swasthishri Charukeerthi Bhattaraka Swamiji opined today.

Speaking at the three-day 62nd National Convention of Indian Federation of Working Journalists (IFWJ), he said ''Working in the media has become more glamorous and thereby a lot more shallow, owing to increasing competition and race for breaking news.'' He said conventional journalism, where the printed the word was truth personified, had suffered a dent. With the TV channels and print media jostling each other for space and advertisement revenue, job security for professional journalists has decreased. Contract system has come into existence and so as the hire and fire syndrome.

On the flip side, lack of proper training and acclimatisation, had resulted in erosion of values and professional ethics, he added.

Exuding confidence that the convention would address all these issues, the Swamiji said the world had become a lot smaller owing to communication revolution brought in by the strides achieved by science.

MORE UNI MSP RG TS1856

For Breaking News from Oneindia
Get instant news updates throughout the day.

X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more