Indian Journalists’ Association secretary general Devulapalli Amar on Sunday called upon the journalists to put a check on paid news in the coming general elections. Senior journalists including Press Council of India member K. Amarnath shared their views on the impact of paid news on the credibility of the media at the conference on ‘Paid News and Media role in general elections”.

The APWJ Association, Gudiwada, conducted the conference, in which political leaders, police and journalists took part.