Electronic Media

  • Delhi metro train exteriors now to carry advertisements September 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The exterior of some Delhi Metro trains will be available for advertising as the corporation will be permitting wraps to augment nonoperational revenues, an official statement said on Sunday. "To augment the nonoperational revenues, Delhi Metro has awarded exclusive rights for displaying advertising materials, including pictures, printed material, electronic...
  • UP government to constitute committee for journalists July 17, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh government has decided to constitute a committee to resolve problems being faced by journalists in their work area, including security for them during coverage of events, officials said. The committee, to be headed by Principal Secretary (Home), would include principal secretaries of Information, Housing and Urban Development, Medical and...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on Doordarshan back in the days and now June 22, 2014

    Cyrus Broacha talks about the transition of media from the Doordarshan era to the era of the modern electronic media. However, he says that mistakes are common to both the eras. ...
  • Expose corrupt journalists, says Arvind Kejriwal April 1, 2014

    AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Monday told party activists to expose "corrupt journalists" for targeting his party but said most journalists were doing a honest job. Addressing over 1,000 volunteers at Vaishali, Kejriwal named a couple of journalists in the electronic media who he said were biased in their reporting. "The rest...
  • LS polls: EC to come down hard on 'paid news' in electronic media March 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Voicing concern over the practice of paid news, Delhi's Chief Electoral Officer Vijay Dev on Wednesday said the Election Commission will put special focus on electronic media in the run up to the Lok Sabha polls to curb the menace. Addressing a workshop on media's role in the...
  • Watch: Bangaloreans react to Shinde's remark on media February 25, 2014

    Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Tuesday clarified that his remarks on "crushing elements in the media" pertained to the social media and not to journalists as such. "My comments were on social media. It was with regards to the issue related to the Northeast students who were being targeted...
  • Shinde can't blame media, Congress losing ground day by day: BJP February 25, 2014

    Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde backtracked after his controversial comments threatening to crush the media. ...
  • Self regulation by electronic media a ploy: Katju January 16, 2013

    New Delhi: "Self regulation" as practised by the electronic media is a "ploy" to escape accountability, Press Council of India (PCI) chairperson Justice Markandey Katju on Wednesday claimed and favoured bringing them under the ambit of the media watchdog. "Everybody is accountable to people but media people say we should not...
  • Media has become police, prosecution and judge: Digvijaya December 28, 2012

    Bhopal: Deprecating the electronic media over coverage of protests following the gangrape in Delhi, Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Friday said it was playing the roles of police station, prosecution and the judge. "During the agitation following the gangrape of a girl in New Delhi, the electronic media has...
  • Guwahati molestation: Media forum demands probe July 15, 2012

    Guwahati: The electronic media in Assam on Sunday demanded a highlevel probe into the allegations by RTI activist Akhil Gogoi against a local news channel scribe of instigating the molestation of a girl by antisocial elements in the city causing public outcry. "We urge Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, who also holds...
  • Soni requests Pawar to reconsider accreditation March 29, 2011

    New Delhi: Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni on Tuesday stepped in to resolve the ongoing tussle between the ICC and the electronic media, which has been barred from covering Wednesday's eagerly awaited IndoPak cricket World Cup semifinal clash at Mohali. Soni swung into action when representatives of the News Broadcasters...
  • Watch: Guidelines for TV media during emergency coverage December 19, 2008

    The coverage of 26/11 has created a debate on whether the electronic media went overboard in its reportage. ...
  • Govt want to regulate electronic media November 16, 2006

    New Delhi: The Government is considering to establish a regulator for the burgeoning electronic media, the Information and Broadcasting Minister said on Thursday though he added that the establishment did not want to get into a confrontation with the fourth estate. "We are contemplating how to cover the electronic media, including...
  • Govt watchdog for TV channels soon August 22, 2006

    New Delhi: The Government has decided to set up an Electronic Media Monitoring Centre (EMMC) for content monitoring of private television channels, the Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday. Replying to a written question, Information and Broadcasting Minister P R Dasmunsi said the EMMC would also check the violations of programme...