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  • World News Day: Time to engage

    World News Day: Time to engage

    The US president, Joe Biden, was born closer to Abraham Lincoln’s presidency than his own. That perspective shows less the age of the man and more the opportunities and advances that have been taken in the past century, raising with urgency the questions of where we go from here.

    September 28, 2022
  • Size of media and entertainment sector may grow to $100 billion by 2030

    Size of media and entertainment sector may grow to $100 billion by 2030

    The size of the media and entertainment sector in India is likely to grow to over $100 billion by 2030, Union Secretary for Information and Broadcasting Apurva Chandra said on Tuesday.

    September 27, 2022
  • Pak media regulatory bans Imran Khan’s all live speeches

    Pak media regulatory bans Imran Khan’s all live speeches

    The decision came hours after he threatened state institutions and government officials while giving a speech in a rally in Islamabad.

    August 21, 2022
  • Media needs to introspect role if wrong perceptions are created: Anurag Thakur

    Media needs to introspect role if wrong perceptions are created: Anurag Thakur

    Speaking on the importance of radio as a platform, the minister said that many Prime Ministers have come but none saw the value of radio as Narendra Modi.

    July 23, 2022
  • Media at Crossroads

    Media at Crossroads

    At its apogee, print media had immense power to mould public opinion, champion worthy causes and shine an unforgiving light on corruption.

    July 7, 2022
  • Offensive social media post sparks protest in T’gana town

    Offensive social media post sparks protest in T’gana town

    On Saturday night, a large number of people gathered in front of the One Town police station, demanding action against the man who made derogatory comments about Prophet Muhammad in a WhatsApp group.

    June 12, 2022
  • Media war

    Media war

    The notion that the free flow of information is the best weapon for the USA and Europe against foreign adversaries has been brought into question by the very powers that have championed this thesis globally, at times very patronisingly.

    April 20, 2022
  • 180 media outlets closed in past seven months in Afghanistan

    180 media outlets closed in past seven months in Afghanistan

    On Tuesday, Afghanistan's National House of Journalists in its latest survey said Afghan media outlets have been affected the most after the Taliban takeover as a result only 290 media outlets are active in the war-torn country, Khaama Press reported.

    March 17, 2022
  • Study finds traditional media has little impact on well-being

    Study finds traditional media has little impact on well-being

    The researchers found that those who consumed books, magazines, or audiobooks had similar happiness and anxiety levels to those who did not, while those who engaged with music, television, films, and video games tended to have lower happiness and higher anxiety levels than those who did not.

    January 7, 2022
  • Rahul Gandhi lashes out at media, says ‘stop government dalali’

    Rahul Gandhi lashes out at media, says ‘stop government dalali’

    This is not the first time that Rahul got irked at media and targeted them alleging that they work in favour of the government. Of late, in the past week, the Congress MP has targeted the media at least thrice.

    December 21, 2021
  • Open secret

    Open secret

    The BCCI has moved heaven and earth to get the IPL going for a second time in the current season since it came to be interrupted, having previously brazened it out when India struggled against the killer disease

    September 26, 2021
  • Pak govt punished media for criticising policies, claims editorial

    Pak govt punished media for criticising policies, claims editorial

    The proposed law gives sweeping powers to the body to control independent media organisations through coercive measures, the editorial stated

    August 15, 2021
  • Congress slams govt for IT raids on media houses

    Congress slams govt for IT raids on media houses

    The IT raid on Dainik Bhaskar highlights the dangerous, dismissive, and draconian nature of the BJP government."

    July 22, 2021
  • ‘Asian media appear to be weathering storms better than expected’: Experts discuss Covid’s impact on media

    ‘Asian media appear to be weathering storms better than expected’: Experts discuss Covid’s impact on media

    The session was co-organized by China Daily, University of International Business and Economics, Shanghai International Studies University and Asia News Network.

    December 24, 2020
  • Routine, required

    Routine, required

    “Any attack on the freedom of the Press is detrimental to the national interest, democracy cannot survive without a free and fearless media… a robust and vibrant media is as important as an independent judiciary in consolidating democracy and strengthening Constitutional rule of law,” the Vice-President said.

    November 18, 2020
  • Media matters

    Media matters

    Given the state of play in the content-generation/ dissemination industry, the case for an independent regulatory mechanism has, despite the acute discomfort of industry professionals and media organisations, gained massive traction.

    November 13, 2020
  • Media in focus

    Media in focus

    The Council has drawn attention to several breaches which include narrating a one-sided story, relying on gossip, giving excessive publicity to the victim, suspects and witnesses, conducting a parallel trial and seeking to sensationalise reports.

    September 1, 2020