Authors: Ritika Naruka & Pooja Godara, Students at Manipal University, Jaipur
“The media’s the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that’s power. Because they control the minds of the masses.”
This statement itself makes lot of controversy and doubts regarding the media.Present article will mainly focus on the interference of media in judicial system, whether these interference are beneficial for society or media is playing their own game behind the large veil treating us like pawn for their entertainment just like in the famous Korean The Squid Game were “The VIP” were using lives of innocent people just for sake of their monetary benefit and entertainment. Here we will see various cases which show both side of media trail (Devil & Angel), the role of Supreme Court and its power under constitution. The unavailability of mindset of legislature to insert the effective statute and negation of Supreme Court to impose guidelines on Media Trials, uncertainty of implementing of Law Commission Guidelines, the outcome of such approach and failure to tie jaws of uncontrolled media by government and Court which harming rule of law in India.