To broaden the debate, and understand how editorial decisions are taken while reporting sexual assault cases, we approached editors of mainstream media. N. Ravi, Editor in Chief, The Hindu, responds:
In The Hindu, we have had an active coverage of the Tehelka episode while taking care not to reveal the identity of the victim or intrude into her privacy. Other journalists and publications might have taken a different call, but rather than sit in judgement, I would lay out the issues involved and the rationale for our approach.
As I see it,