Mohsin: Tangled With Hatred And Journalese


“Political language. . . is designed to make lies sound truthful and
murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure
wind.”~ George Orwell

I say, today’s Journalese i.e the language of newspaper exactly following the footsteps of Political language.

Four days after the horrible incident, finally the printing media seeming to break the silence on the heinous crime by the infamous Sena. Although, according to Mohsin ‘s father, no one from the government has yet talked, neither the district administration has contacted, with victim’s family; the TOI has published a preaching styled editorial ‘Stop Hate Crimes’. Here is the link:

Now, to understand the nature of journalese, we need to see following points:

■ Is it mere a hate crime? The Pune Mirror’s report clearly indicates that the whole thing was planned. A morphed photo with fake ID by a Hindu boy, followed by…

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