Two months into the reportage on the mythical online game, and no sign of any evidence to support its existence, two of my articles get published in popular media.
- The first was in health section of azhimukam, a malayalam online news and views media PDF
- The Hindu open page article: Illusion as news PDF1 PDF2
And today, Oct 8 is incidentally 5 years since this blog was started 🙂
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- Supreme court calls it a “national problem”! this again is presented as breaking news!.
According to Additional Solicitor General P.S. Narasimha, a committee constituted by the Ministry of Information Technology found that around 28 cases have been traced to have links with Blue Whale game. A probe was on and a complete picture of the extent and means of the game would be ascertained in the next three weeks.
- Central gov tells supreme court that blue-whale influence not established in any of the reported cases. PIL seeking ban on the game was disposed of by the court as it cannot be banned as it is not an app, no link identified, it is one to one. But till yet no transcript of a conversation between the mythical curator and a teen not got!