Your Attention Please. Reporters . Journalists

By Kalpana Sharma for the Hoot

On Sunday, August 25, three days after the journalistic fraternity and many others in Mumbai were shaken by the gang-rape of a young journalist, the 
Times of India (TOI) announced that from henceforth it would use the word “survivor” instead of “victim” while reporting on rape and sexual assault.  Its competitor in Mumbai, Hindustan Times, had already beaten TOI to this by using the term in its coverage of this dastardly crime from day one. ....But if it represents just a cosmetic change of using politically correct terminology, it means little. More here