Access to conflict zones is controlled by the armed forces, meaning journalists are dependent on the army and need to maintain their goodwill. Photo: AP

Indian media: in love with the military, blind to the truth of Pakistan conflict?

  • The Indian army’s claims that up to 300 terrorists had been killed in Pakistan were breathlessly reported by local media – then refuted by the foreign press
  • The media has long been reluctant to criticise the armed forces, even after reports of serious human rights violations such as rape and murder
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Access to conflict zones is controlled by the armed forces, meaning journalists are dependent on the army and need to maintain their goodwill. Photo: AP
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