b4apres Media is a collective of vibrant characters eager for an avenue to express their artistic flair in a meaningful way whilst experiencing the times in which we live.

b4apres Media was initiated by Anthony Bonello with the sole vision of bringing together talented individuals who share a common aim to creatively merge mountain pursuits with honest journalism. With a keen sense of adventure coupled with an ear and eye for the human stories that abound, b4apres took shape with the goal of traveling to Kashmir in Northern India to produce a film that captures the culture, people and landscape of this forgotten paradise.

b4apres continues to evolve, attracting individuals from all walks of life seeking adventure and creative projects with a positive message.

Think citizen journalism with a google tan. Think conscientious endorphine addicts. Think whatever you like…

As of late at the Golden Globes while getting the Cecil B. DeMille Award the American performing artist Meryl Streep represented opportunity of the media. I also bolster opportunity of the media. In any case, the further inquiry is whether that opportunity is by and large appropriately utilized in light of a legitimate concern for the general population. I present that the Indian media, with a few exemptions, is for the most part utilized in an enemies of individuals way.

Truly, the media emerged in Western Europe in the seventeenth and eighteenth hundreds of years as an organ of the general population against medieval persecution. Around then every one of the organs of intensity were in the hands of the medieval (rulers, blue-bloods, and so on). Consequently the general population needed to make new organs which would speak to their interests in their battles against the primitive experts. What’s more, the most dominant organ they made was the media, which around then was just in print frame, and that too not as every day papers but rather flyers, leaflets, and so on. This new media spoke to the voice of things to come, as differentiated to the medieval organs of intensity which needed to safeguard the norm. That is the reason the press wound up known as the Fourth Estate.

The Indian media ought to assume a job like the dynamic pretended by the media in Europe amid the transitional period (from feudalism to a cutting edge society).

Incredible authors, for example, Voltaire, Rousseau, Thomas Paine, Junius (whose genuine name regardless we don’t have the foggiest idea), John Wilkes, and so forth utilized this new medium to assault feudalism and religious dogmatism. Along these lines, the print medium assumed a noteworthy job in changing primitive Europe to present day Europe.

In the Age of Enlightenment in Europe the print media spoke to the voice of reason. Voltaire assaulted religious bias and superstitions, and Rousseau assaulted primitive oppression. Diderot said that “Man will be free when the last lord is choked with the insides of the last cleric.” Thomas Paine announced the Rights of Man, and Junius assaulted the oppressive George III and his priests (see Will Durant’s The Story of Civilization: Rousseau and Revolution). Louis XVI, while in the Temple jail saw books by Voltaire and Rousseau in the jail library and said that these two people had devastated France. Truth be told, what they had wrecked was not France but rather the medieval request. In the nineteenth century the renowned essayist Emile Zola in his article “J’ Accuse” blamed the French government for erroneously detaining Captain Dreyfus in Devil’s Island simply because he was a Jew.

As I would see it the Indian media ought to assume a job like the dynamic pretended by the media in Europe amid the transitional period (from feudalism to a cutting edge society). At the end of the day, the Indian media should enable our nation to get over the progress time frame and turned into a cutting edge mechanical State. This it can do by assaulting in reverse, medieval thoughts and practices, for example, casteism, communalism and superstitions—and advancing current logical and balanced thoughts. It should help the Indian individuals in their battles for a superior life. In any case, is it doing as such?

As I would like to think a huge area of the Indian media (especially the electronic media) does not serve the interests of the general population. Indeed, some of it is emphatically enemies of individuals. Rather than assuming a dynamic job, it is frequently doing the turn around, in light of the fact that it has to a great extent been assumed control by corporates and huge representatives who need it to serve their own advantages, instead of the interests of the general population.

The fundamental issues of our kin are extraordinary neediness, monstrous joblessness, absence of human services and great training, outrageous malnourishment (especially on account of kids), agriculturist suicides, boundless casteism, communalism, superstitions, and victimization Dalits, ladies, religious minorities and that’s only the tip of the iceberg.

Our media… tries to extend non-issues or technicalities as though they are the main problems of the country, while pushing the main problems to the sidelines.

Rather than focussing on these essential issues of the general population, a great part of the media tries to redirect consideration from them, and rather features Bollywood, lives of movie stars, cricket, babas, crystal gazing, unscripted TV dramas, design marches, unimportant governmental issues (which has slid to the most minimal dimension in our nation), and so on. At the end of the day, our media (with a few special cases) looks to extend non-issues or details as though they are the main problems of the country, while pushing the main problems to the sidelines.

For example, for a considerable length of time our media stifled the rancher suicides, until an incredible columnist, P. Sainath figured out how to convey it to general society’s notice by his extreme examinations.

The Roman Emperors used to state that on the off chance that you can’t give the general population bread give them bazaars. Quite a bit of our media appears to state, on the off chance that you can’t give the general population bread give them film stars, cricket, soothsaying, popular music. Cricket today is the opium of the Indian masses, doled out by the media to the naïve open. Crystal gazing is truly superstition, while what the nation needs is logical thoughts.

Huge space is given by our media to business, and almost no to social segments like wellbeing and instruction. Most media journalists center around the film stars, design marches, popular music, and so forth and not many take care of the lives and issues of laborers, agriculturists, understudies, sex specialists, and so on.

A few years back, The Hindu distributed that a quarter million ranchers submitted suicide over the most recent 15 years. A Lakmé Fashion week was secured by 512 certify columnists. In that design week ladies were showing cotton articles of clothing, while the people who developed that cotton were killing themselves a hour’s departure from Nagpur in the Vidarbha district. No one recounted that story aside from a couple of columnists locally.

The media inclusion of instruction concentrates (if by any means) on the tip top universities like the IITs, however there is next to no inclusion of the situation of the a huge number of elementary schools, especially in rustic regions.

In Europe the uprooted laborers landed positions in the plants which were coming up in light of the Industrial Revolution. In India, then again, modern occupations are currently rare. Numerous factories have shut down and have turned out to be land. The activity drift in assembling has seen a sharp decay in the course of the most recent 15 years. For example, TISCO utilized 85,000 specialists in 1991 in its steel plant which at that point produced 1 million tons of steel. In 2005 it made 5 million tons of steel however with just 44,000 laborers. In the mid-90s Bajaj was creating 1 million bikes with 24,000 specialists. By 2004 it was creating 2.4 million units with 10,500 laborers.

Most media journalists center around the film stars, design marches, popular music, and so on and not many take care of the lives and issues of laborers, ranchers, understudies, sex specialists, and so forth.

Where at that point do these a great many uprooted laborers go? They go to urban communities where they wound up household hirelings, road sellers or even crooks. It is evaluated that there are 1 to 2 lakh pre-adult young ladies from Jharkhand filling in as house keepers in Delhi. Prostitution is uncontrolled in all urban areas, because of contemptible destitution.

In the field of social insurance, it might be called attention to that the quantity of quacks in each city in India is a few times the quantity of normal specialists. This is on the grounds that the needy individuals can’t bear to go to an ordinary specialist. In provincial zones the condition is more terrible. The administration specialists presented on essential wellbeing focuses more often than not seek multi day or two every month, and run their private nursing homes in the urban communities whatever is left of the time.

In “Sparkling” India, the kid ailing health figures are among the most noticeably bad on the planet. As indicated by UN information, the level of underweight kids beneath the age of 5 years in the poorest nations on the planet is 25% in Guinea Bissau, 27% in Sierra Leone, 38% in Ethiopia, and 47% in India. The normal family in India is expending 100 kilograms of nourishment grains short of what it completed 10 years prior (see P. Sainath’s “Slumdogs versus Moguls”).

This is to a great extent disregarded by our media which turns a Nelson’s eye to the cruel monetary substances looking up to 80% of our kin, and rather focuses on some Potemkin towns where all is excitement and the big time. Our media is to a great extent like Queen Marie Antoinette, who when informed that the general population have no bread, supposedly said that they could eat cake.

Today India is going through a horrible transitional period in its history—the change from primitive horticultural society to present day modern culture, which as I would see it will last an additional 20 years or something like that. The transitional time is a difficult and fierce period ever. On the off chance that one peruses the historical backdrop of Europe from the sixteenth to the nineteenth hundreds of years (when Europe was going through its change) one finds that it was brimming with disturbance, wars, upsets, social bedlam, and so on. It was simply in the wake of experiencing this fire current society rose in Europe.

India is by and by experiencing that fire. We are experiencing a difficult period in our history, which I speculation will last an additional 20 years or something like that. In this transitional period the job of thoughts turns out to be essential, and thusly the job of the media turns out to be imperative, in light of the fact that the media isn’t a normal business which bargains in products, it manages thoughts. It is the obligation of every single enthusiastic Indian, including media people, to help abbreviate this transitional period and make it less excruciating, so India turns into a cutting edge, ground-breaking, mechanical power, with every one of its kin (and not only a bunch) driving OK and prosperous lives, with nourishment, work, social insurance, training, and so forth accessible to the majority. For this it is fundamental for educated people, including the media, to advance present day and logical thoughts and battle in reverse and medieval thoughts and practices like casteism, communalism and superstitions.

Rather than pandering to the low tastes of the Indian masses our media should spread logical and normal reasoning…

However, is the Indian media carrying out its devoted responsibility? Almost certainly there are s

Advertiser Content

Looking for birthstones for a special gift? Malak Jewelers has a large inventory of gemstones Charlotte NC relies for the highest quality jewelry at the best prices on the market. Start shopping and find the perfect gemstone now. Searching for the perfect birthday or anniversary gift for that special person? For the highest quality and most affordable Charlotte jewelry stores shop Malak Jewelers for all jewelry purchase and repair needs. Diamonds remain the classiest, most valuable gem for rings and other jewelry. For the best quality Charlotte diamond at the best prices, contact Malak Jewelers today or browse the expansive online catalog. Diamonds are everyone’s best friend when it comes to gift options for that special someone. Send the right message of love with diamond stud earrings Charlotte NC trust from the industry’s most trusted source at Malak Jewelers. Getting ready to pop the question? Just remember that the ring is the thing. Browse the wide selection of Charlotte jewelers engagement rings available at Malak Jewelers today to find the ideal expression of love. Looking for something a little different for a gift that will stand out? Browse the online selection of unique jewelry Charlotte NC purchases from the industry’s most trusted source at Malak Jewelers today. Need jewelry and accessories for the big day? Malak Jewelers has a wide range options for unique wedding jewelry in Charlotte that will mark this most important day with class and style. What time is it? Can’t answer that due to a broken watch? The time is now to bring that watch in to Malak Jewelers for expert watch repair Charlotte NC trusts to keep their timepieces in top working condition. Want to know how much those rings, necklaces, and bracelets cost? Malak Jewelers performs professional, accurate jewelry appraisal in Charlotte NC. Find out the fair market value for all items of all kinds and value. What good is an expensive Rolex watch if it cannot tell time? Malak Jewelers performs expert Rolex repair Charlotte NC relies to keep their most valuable items in top working order. Looking for where to sell jewelry in Charlotte to get the best prices and the fairest deals? Contact the jewelry professionals at Malak Jewelers today. Get the most money possible for rings, necklaces, bracelets, and more.

When computers go down, so does production. Computer Repair Plus offers expert laptop repair San Antonio relies on to keep computers going and online.

Nothing more frustrating than when computers go down. Experts at Computer Repair Plus perform professional laptop repair New Braunfels use keep computers of all kinds running in top condition.

In today’s digital age, when your phone goes down, all communication is lost. Technical specialists at Computer Repair Plus specialize in iPhone repair San Antonio trusts. Get cracked screens, battery malfunctions, and other issues fixed by industry pros.

Mobile device malfunctions are frustrating and stressful. Get fast, affordable iPad repair San Antonio trusts from the industry experts at Computer Repair Plus to get all kinds of devices repaired and online.

When Hiring an El Paso roofing contractor, residents can be certain in the fact that they are getting the best. Quality and affordable roofing services are what they strive to provide all of their customers.

Shopping around for professionals can be tiresome. When looking for roof repair, El Paso makes it simple. Roof Solutions provides quality and affordability.

metal roofing el paso

Offering free roof inspections, and satisfaction guaranteed, Roof Solutions is among the top roofing companies in El Paso. From those minor repairs to a full roof replacement, they are committed to doing the job right and doing it right the first time.

As the number one Business movers, Dallas businesses rely on AM Moving Company. From packing to moving, AM Moving does it all.

AM Moving company is one of the best moving companies Dallas TX has to offer. With professional, reliable and highly trained experts in commercial relocations, these are the movers companies count on.

When searching for Frisco apartment movers , make AM Moving Company the first call. AM Moving helps to come up with a moving solution tailor-made to fit each client’s needs.

Looking for apartment movers? Allen TX  movers at AM Moving Company are the most experienced and trustworthy moving experts in all of Texas!

When struggling to find long distance moving companies, Dallas movers from AM Moving Company can help with the long haul!

Plano office movers are the most affordable movers around. At AM Moving Company, all employees are also screened and trained to ensure a safe moving experience.

Looking for apartment movers? Mckinney residents count on AM Moving Company for all of their moving needs. From packing services to furniture wrapping, their movers can help every step of the way.

Looking for the most reliable apartment movers? Fort Worth company AM Moving offers a wide range of moving services from top notch, professional movers.

Screened and trained to ensure the best possible moving experience, movers in Irving TX area from AM Moving Company are the professionals residents are looking for. Moving has never been made so easy! 

Southlake movers from AM Moving Company offer everything from free moving estimates, to packing services. Their trained professionals will also arrive with proper tools to disconnect or reconnect your washer/dryer, or other appliances.

Finding movers Dallas to Austin is never a problem when calling on AM Moving Company. Whether moving across the city or across the state, AM Moving professional movers are ready and willing to help you for the long (or short) haul!

Never fear if you are looking for the right movers from Houston to Dallas. AM Moving Company has yet to be confronted with a moving job they can’t handle!

Shadow theaters are orchestrated by the Dalang, or puppet master and accompanied by the unique sounds of the Javanese gamelan orchestra. With Indonesian shadow puppets that are handcrafted, one of these shows is a performance that will not be easily forgotten

Hand-carved out of soft Albesia wood, a handmade wooden jewelry box from Dewi Artisans are truly unique. Whether used to hold jewelry or simply for display, they make for a beautiful display in any living space.

Indonesian wooden masks are made of hand-carved wood and intricately hand dye-painted Batik motfi. In many cases, the Batik process creates a soft velvety like texture to the mask. These wooden masks are elegantly presented as well decor, in any room.

When looking for quality, authentic Indonesian decor, Dewi Artisans have the perfect piece for that room needing some truly unique style. At Dewi Artisans International, find hand-made goods from throughout Asia, and from the Archipelago of Indonesia, in Southeast Asia.