Manipur, India Journalists Discuss Ethics, Reporting on Rape

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The Manipur Alliance for Child Rights was one of the groups holding a workshop on media ethics recently. (Credit: Manipur Alliance for Child Rights, screenshot)

Manipur journalists participated in a “one-day consultative workshop” titled “Media Ethics in the Reporting of Rape Cases,” Hueiyen News Service reported. Manipur is a state in India.

At the Nov. 24 workshop, All India Radio’s News Editor Dr. Aribam Ibomcha Sharma described “prejudiced and insensitive reporting” as “second rape, causing the victim to feel violated all over again,” the news service explained.

And, Y Ruachandra advised against naming victims, Kangla Online reported.

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