ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Not-So-Hidden Persuasion

Nireekshak THE credibility of a journalist cannot but have an inverse relationship with the extra-mural perquisites, patronage and rewards he enjoys. All the same, it is necessary to sustain the myth that all these do not compromise a journalist's independence. The relationship has to be elevated to the realm of metaphysics, like the one between aid- giving and aid-receiving nations. All aid is intervention per se but all aid is always described as 's'ringless' by both sides.

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