The Lurid Orientalism of Western Media

Written by Brahma Chellaney 3 May 2021

“By trafficking in images of death, suffering, and private acts of mourning, Western media coverage of the COVID-19 crisis in India has broken one of the first rules of journalism. And while a Western double standard is nothing new, applying it repeatedly does not make it more acceptable” (Brahma Chellaney, 2021).

Publisher: Project Syndicate

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Categories: Media and technology, Tools of Democracy