Ep 120: Mental health, India-China conflict, and More
In this episode, host Snigdha Sharma is joined by Newslaundry’s Meghnad S and Basant Kumar.They discuss mental health in light of the actor’s Sushant Singh Rajput’s death by suicide and its coverage by the media. They talk about the condition of mental healthcare in India and the steps taken by the government to address this invisible pandemic. The discussion then moves on to the clash between Indian and Chinese soldiers in Ladhak’s Galwan Valley that left at least 20 Indian soldiers dead. Meghnad talks about his piece detailing how TV news channels calling for a boycott of Chinese products are taking Chinese ad money.This and a lot more as they talk about what made news, what didn’t, and what shouldn’t have.Tune in! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.