Safeguarding Public Interest in the era of Corporate Media
Author: Ujjwal Prajapati Publication Type: Policy Discussion Paper 

A free press with unhindered power to inform people is a cornerstone for functioning democracy. But, when media engages in seeking profits and tampering its content for its benefit to manufacture public support, so who should watch the watchdog? This paper assesses the impact of media ownership pattern specially the corporate news influences in the flow of news content and brings into understanding the ways such influences can be mitigated to safeguard the public interest in the context of Nepal.