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  • HC stops TV channels from showing Salman's hit-and-run case May 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Television channels have been restrained by the Bombay high Court from telecasting any programme on the hit and run case involving actor Salman Khan or publishing its contents on the Internet. The order was passed by Justice S C Gupte yesterday on Salman's application pleading that allegations made in the...
  • CNN-IBN India's No. 1 English news channel during election week May 22, 2014

    This is according to the TAM data released earlier this morning. It puts CNN-IBN ahead of all competition in a week when the nation and the world's eye was on the Indian elections. ...
  • Naveen Jindal lodges complaint with EC against two news channels March 18, 2014

    Congress MP and chairman of Jindal Steel and Power Naveen Jindal on Tuesday lodged a complaint with the Election Commission against two news channels belonging to a group for allegedly telecasting false news against him. "They have run 85 false news items against me since March 5, when code of conduct...
  • CNN-IBN wins big at the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards July 24, 2013

    New Delhi: CNN-IBN, India's Most Awarded News Channel, has once again proved its supremacy in the 24X7 English news space by winning three awards at the sixth Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards held on Tuesday. At a grand ceremony held at the Taj Palace here, CNN-IBN journalists were recognised...
  • Network18 raises the bar, launches 'News 18' channel in UK July 1, 2013

    It's a window into the world's largest democracy for audiences in the United Kingdom. 'News18' India brings its award-winning mix of news and commentary from one of India's most reputed media houses, Network18. ...
  • TAM hits out at TV channels for making false 'Number 1' claims May 14, 2013

    New Delhi: At any given time, one would see a flurry of advertisements issued by different TV channels, all claiming to be number 1 at the same time. Now ratings agency TAM says that its data is being selectively used and misrepresented to make these tall claims. In an advisory...
  • Protect media from Raj: TV editors ask Maharashtra September 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The "threats" issued by Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray against Hindi news channels were an "assault on roots of democracy", a body of editors of electronic news channels said on Sunday. The Broadcast Editors' Association in a release asked the Maharashtra Government to ensure protection to media personnel...
  • Don't fear Raj Thackeray, RR Patil tells media September 2, 2012

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil on Sunday told the Hindi news channels, operating in the state, that they do not need to be scared of Raj Thackeray. The MNS chief, earlier in the day, said that he would shut down all the Hindi news channels if they do not...
  • IBN Network bags 5 awards at ENBA 2012 September 1, 2012

    New Delhi: The IBN Network has added five more awards to its list, this time at the exchange4media News Broadcasting Awards. CNN-IBN was awarded for the best coverage of the Lokpal Bill, while the best in-show graphics award was given to CNN-IBN's sister concern IBN7 for Budget 2012. Also IBN...
  • Rupert Murdoch's News Corp may be split into two June 27, 2012

    Los Angeles: Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. is preparing to spin off its newspaper business into a separate company, an acknowledgement that the printed page that gave rise to a media empire will never again be central to its future. Murdoch's plan to split his company represents a break from the past....
  • TV channels protest decision to allow carriage fees May 1, 2012

    New Delhi: An association of leading news channels has stoutly opposed the telecom regulator's decision to allow Multi System Operators (MSOs) to collect carriage fees from broadcasters and has asked the Government to review it. Reacting to the new regulations set by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), the News...
  • Al Jazeera English to be available in India November 17, 2011

    New Delhi: Qatar-based Al Jazeera Network on Thursday announced the launch of its news channel Al Jazeera English across India on Dish TV and plans to tie-up with other direct-to-home (DTH) platforms to spread its reach. The network is also considering launching a Hindi news channel...
  • Bring TV under Press Council ambit: PCI Chief October 30, 2011

    New Delhi: The Chairman of the Press Council of India Justice Markandey Katju has strongly criticised the way Television news channels function. Speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, he said that a proposal to bring the electronic media under the Press Council's ambit is pending before the Prime Minister. Karan...
  • New rules for broadcasters: Who decides on content violation? October 24, 2011

    The cabinet has approved an Information and Broadcasting proposal which fixes the criteria for granting licences to TV channels. According to the new guidelines approved by the Cabinet on Friday, a channel can renew its broadcast licence only if it has less than five violations of the programming and...
  • Broadcasters unhappy with new TV norms October 9, 2011

    New Delhi: Under attack over scams and corruption issues and also the Anna wave, the UPA has decided to go in for image correction by issuing new guidelines for issuing licence to TV channels. But one of its proposals has angered the Broadcast Editors' Association. The UPA watched the spreading Anna...
  • PM Manmohan Singh to meet Editors tomorrow June 28, 2011

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is expected to speak on major issues when he meets a group of senior editors on Wednesday. "I am hoping that it will become the preferred format for regular interactions between the groups of editors and the Prime Minister," Media Advisor to the Prime Minister...
  • ICC allows news channels access to Ind-Pak match March 29, 2011

    New Delhi: The deadlock between electronic media and ICC over coverage of Wednesday's Indo-Pak World Cup cricket semifinal got resolved on Tuesday, following a request from the Indian Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Ambika Soni. Ambika Soni proposed a 24-hour 'truce' in a dispute created by Indian non-rights holders (NRH) breaching...
  • IBN7 reigns as No.1 Hindi news channel August 5, 2010

    New Delhi: IBN7 is the No.1 Hindi News Channel in the recent four weeks. The channel again lived up to its promise of khabar har keemat par through its superlative line-up of fresh and innovative content. The viewership figures reveal the fact that IBN7 is the most preferred Hindi News...
  • IBN7 is new No.1 Hindi News Channel July 16, 2010

    New Delhi: IBN7 has emerged as the new market leader in the Hindi News genre. The channel has consistently set standards in Hindi News Journalism with its independent voice, thought provoking reportage and unparalled coverage. IBN7 is the No.1 Hindi News channel across All India and across all Hindi Speaking...
  • CP Joshi sees Rahul as role model for English media January 26, 2010

    New Delhi: A politician and civil society groups urged editors of English newspapers and TV channels to correct the deficit in rural coverage instead of blaming the neglect on the bias of urban audiences and the pressure to cut cost. “The countryside is changing and English media must reflect...
  • Channel claims Tiwari quitting a victory of moral values December 26, 2009

    Hyderabad: ABN Telugu news channel, which exposed the sex scandal allegedly involving Andhra Pradesh Governor ND Tiwari, has termed his resignation as a "victory of the moral values". "It is the victory of moral values. It shows how the moral values are still dear to the people," said V Radhakrishna, managing...
  • News channels against Centre monitoring content December 7, 2009

    New Delhi: Indian news channels are unanimous in their demand for self-regulation over content after the Centre proposed a body to oversee on-air news content. Media representatives across news networks batted for self regulation and reaffirmed their stand on the proposed regulatory body by the Union Government in a conference...
  • Rajdeep wins best anchor award for Battle for India December 2, 2009

    New Delhi: The ninth Indian Television Academy Awards rolled out it's red carpet on Tuesday night in Mumbai. CNN-IBN walked away with three awards while our sister channel Colors won eight. CNN-IBN's Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai has bagged the Best News Anchor Award this year for the special election show Battle...
  • CNN-IBN No 1 English Channel on counting day October 29, 2009

    New Delhi: CNN-IBN is the No.1 English News Channel across various audience groups across All India market, across 1million-plus market, across six metros and across Mumbai market on the Counting day during the recent three state Assembly Elections. CNN-IBN has been the leader in the English News genre all through...
  • CNN-IBN top of the channels on states polling day October 23, 2009

    New Delhi: CNN-IBN was the No. 1 English news channel across audience groups in India on polling day during the three-state assembly elections on October 13. CNN-IBN emerged as India’s most watched English news channel across audience groups across India on polling day. The channel was the leader in all-India market...
  • Devil's Advocate: Govt won't censor TV, says Soni October 19, 2009

    Should the Government have a role in the way films are made and the sort of television programmes we must see? That was the key issue on CNN-IBN's Devil's Advocate when Karan Thapar interviewed Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Ambika Soni. Karan Thapar: Let's start with your ministry's notice on...
  • Watch: Mamata alleges journos tried to kill her October 15, 2009

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee had charged three youths in Kolkata with conspiring to murder her. But the three people turned out to be journalists from a Bangla channel tracking her meetings. Following a late night gathering on Tuesday at the Salt Lake residence of one her sympathisers, Mamata and...
  • BMW hit-and-run: Justice mowed down? July 21, 2009

    Sanjeev Nanda will soon be a free man. The Delhi High court has decided to reduce the sentence of the BMW hit-and-run case accused from five years to two years. The court has downgraded the charge against him from culpable homicide to rash and negligent driving. ...
  • CNN-IBN No 1 news channel on 2nd polling day April 30, 2009

    New Delhi: CNN- IBN, India’s best English news channel is also the No 1 news channel in the genre ahead of Times Now and NDTV 24x7 on the second polling day of General Elections '09 (Source TAM). The second phase of polls was also the biggest phase of polling that...
  • Goenka journalism awards: IBN Network bags six April 13, 2009

    New Delhi: The IBN Network has raked in six awards presented this year by the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards for 2007-08. They are the most prestigious awards in journalism and the IBN Network has won some of the most coveted awards presented by the organisation. CNN-IBN's V K Shashikumar has...