Why is media termed as 4th pillar of Democracy? What are its responsibilities in a vibrant democracy and how can selective targeting subdue democratic spirit? Explain.

Topic: GS-2: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures. GS-3: role of media 5. Why is media termed as 4th pillar of Democracy? What are its responsibilities in a vibrant democracy and how can selective targeting subdue democratic …