Media freedom is imperative: Chief Justice

New Delhi: Chief Justice of India Justice TS Thakur on Wednesday batted for  media freedom. Justice  Thakur said that freedom of speech is hallmark of a functional democracy.  
Delivering the Justice J S Memorial Lecture, Justice Thakur said being neutral and unbiased is integral to the freedom of media. At the event, organised by broadcast body NBA, the Chief Justice also launched a NBA App. The function was attended by a number of judges, advocates and editors of various news organistaions.