Several Indian newspapers and magazines have taken to running a disclaimer on advertisements to insulate themselves from “liabilities”.
For instance, The Times of India group runs this on its classified advertising pages:
But the right-wing English daily newspaper, The Pioneer has, well, pioneered a disclaimer which appears to include its editorial content.
“Merely for reference”?
“Do not owe any responsibility for any damage or loss to any person”?
Newspaper as a journal of record?