I am not able to understand the behavior of the Indian media. No-logic! No-commonsense! No-ground realities! .What’s the big deal if
The cricket is just a came and should be given proper priority. Because of the ‘undue’ priority, cricketers become celebrities and start making money in advertisements, brand endorsements etc. I am not against it but what is the value we give to other sports and sport personals? Games like hockey, athletics, soccer, kabaddi have already taken a complete back seat. Neither they get media coverage nor do people watch it on TV. Players who belong to these games hardly make a living out of it and some of them come from very very poor family. For example, Indian athlete Santhi Soundarajan, (who won the silver medal in 2006 Asian games recently) is from a very poor family. Her parents are working in brick- kiln and she could hardly afford three times meal per day. She was in the media when she failed her ‘sex-test’ after which she is totally out of picture. According to her to her coach, P. Nagarajan, her upbringing in impoverished rural
In my opinion, the Indian media is totally negative and covers less of reality. Ranging from mega-serials to cricket it focused only on tapping people’s emotions for making money.