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Paid news phenomenon, a complex problem: CEC

Last Updated: Monday, January 24, 2011 - 15:12

New Delhi: Terming paid news phenomenon as a complex problem, the Election Commission on Monday said it could best be addressed by "self-regulation" by media and political parties which was not happening.
The EC is concerned about the undue influence that paid news can create in the mind of the voter whose right to correct and unbiased information needed protection, Chief Election Commissioner SY Quraishi said.

First Published: Monday, January 24, 2011 - 15:12

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