News 18 coverage policy

Some events will not be covered by News 18, as a matter of general policy.

Two such events are suicides and bomb threats. In both cases, studies have found that broadcasting such events can lead to copycat events and actually amplify the problem.

As with all policies, there are exceptions. Stories will be dealt with on an individual basis.

If you have an event or issue you think News 18 should cover, you can contact us using Report!t on our website or on our smartphone applications. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, off topic, or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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