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Journalist booked for roti-salt midday meal video gets clean chit?

A journalist in India was reportedly booked under charges of spreading misinformation after he posted a video of a student being served roti and salt as part of a midday meal at a government school. After a lengthy investigation, the journalist was eventually cleared of all charges and the school has been asked to provide better quality food to the students. The incident highlighted the poor quality of food that is served in government schools and the importance of media vigilance in bringing out the truth. The incident also highlighted the need to ensure that journalists are not targeted for reporting on sensitive issues.

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