The News Broadcasters Association (NBA) on Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court's directive that the media must record responsibly and weed out any "fake news" in social media whilst telecasting information on the coronavirus crisis.
In a assertion issued via its president Rajat Sharma, the NBA stated it is additionally thrilled to analyze that a each day bulletin through the authorities thru all media avenues, which include social media and forums, will be made on hand to clear the doubts of people.
"This would assist media immensely to make clear the doubts and allow them to do correct reporting," the assertion said.
The NBA welcomed the Supreme Court order dated March 31 and agreed that the media need to file responsibly and weed out any pretend information in social media whilst telecasting information on the coronavirus crisis.
The NBA appreciates that the apex court docket has stated the freedom of the press and has cited that it does now not intend to intrude with the free discussion, debate and insurance about the pandemic, the declaration said.