Bloodlust TV: How Zee News used pictures of Muslims to spread rumours on population growth in India – By Meghnad S
The Uttar Pradesh election is around the corner and our TV news channels are getting ready to milk the attention out of those eyeballs and feed it to their advertisers. And, of course, the assumption is that the viewers want to watch Hindus screeching “Hum khatre mein hai” – “we are in danger” – and Muslims being blamed for it.
Zee News made one such attempt this week on their 5 pm “debate” programme Taal Thok Ke.
Other than the usual screaming, shouting and saying nonsense words, there was a fair amount of nudge nudge, wink wink indication that Muslims are the ones keeping India backward by reproducing too much….