22 July 2020| Enquiry
When you lose press freedom, anything can happen.
Hannah Arendt, the German-American philosopher, said that in the context of dictatorships.
Now it’s happening in democracies.
Media in India, America – and democracies across the world – faces many crises. Government assault. Corporate capture. Self-censorship. Polarisation. Falling standards.
How can the tide be turned?
Global media expert ANYA SCHIFFRIN – author of 100 years of Global Muckraking, Columbia University professor and global board member of George Soros’ Open Society Foundation — spells out the scale of the crisis. Possible solutions. And some hopeful signs.