A day without the influence of media in our lives is implausible. We have become completely dependent on it in divergent ways. Media is not confined to one particular medium or unit. Its rapid advancement into digital media made it even hard to fix itself into a particular entity. Thanks to the evolution of media, it is now being considered as the fourth pillar of democracy along with the judiciary, executive and legislature. Apart from the tremendous assistance by media in the society, it has also brought in a lot of chaos by involving in the judicial proceedings. This article comes up with a detailed study on 'Media trial', which makes a mess of the judiciary. The authors have deciphered the rights and restrictions of the media after pondering over the history and evolution of media. This discussion is succeeded by the explanation on media trial and its consequences with regard to the right to fair trial and right to privacy. Subsequently, the authors have thrown a light on the cases regarding media trial and the reference of media trial in other countries. Meanwhile, various comments on media trial by the International conventions have also been inserted.
by K. G. Prithvi | M. Punnagai ""Media Trial - an Overview""
Published in International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development (ijtsrd), ISSN: 2456-6470, Volume-3 | Issue-2 , February 2019,