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The incident is still under investigation. The MP from Thiruvananthapuram was questioned by the police as part of the investigation.
The channel and it’s lead anchor seemed to make the story play out in the court of public opinion; falsely calling Shashi Tharoor a criminal citing no evidence to support the claim in relation to the investigation. The Court observed that the channel could report on the investigation by relaying facts but not take part in name calling.
With the media outlet and its journalist’s intent on getting an answer through thuggish means, the High Court on May 29th said the channel had to respect the right to remain silent by Tharoor.
The High Court has since sought a response from journalist Arnab Goswami and his channel Republic TV on the plea to refrain from misleading reporting on the death and the investigation.
This isn’t the first time the channel and its lead anchor have come under fire. Udaykumar after the channel aired a sting operation alleging Udaykumar accepts foreign funds. He later filed a complaint with the Press Council of India stating that his family was being harassed by Republic TV journalists.
Arnab himself has also courted trouble.
The investigation itself being controversial has faced hurdles along the way with conspiracy theories running about;
the Delhi High Court questioned the police on the delay in probing the reasons behind the death. The court also had to deal with a petition from Subramanian Swamy where he asked for a court monitored CBI led special investigation (SIT) probe into Pushkar’s death. He also expressed support to Republic TV for its reporting on the story.
Nation salutes the young reporters and correspondents of Republic TV for standing up to Congi Fascism. Given the recent High Court order to Republic TV, it did not seem to deter those at the media outlet. Its Associate Editor for Foreign/Strategic Affairs tweeted in defiance
Republic continues to bravely report on SunandaMurderInvestigation amidst harassment abuses by Shashi Tharoor. We won’t be intimidated. Independent media wins.
The issue still being in the court has shined a spotlight on the channel and its journalists as to what constitutes investigative reporting and blurring the lines between journalism and propaganda. The media outlet has certainly adopted a ‘guerilla’ style of reporting; getting in the face of those from whom they seek answers.