New Delhi: News broadcasting fraternity on Monday condoled the death of Justice (Retd) JS Verma who passed away after a brief illness.
Justice Verma was appointed the first Chairperson of the News Broadcasting Standards Authority (NBSA), a self- regulatory body set up by News Broadcasters Association on October 2, 2008.
"In his frequent interaction with members of NBA, he would tell them that in a democracy, it was the media's duty to inform the people of everything of significance; but the right to inform did not include the right to misinform as the media's right is no greater than an individual's right, which was again subject to reasonable restrictions," Secretary General of News Broadcasters Association, Annie Joseph said in a statement....more
10:50 AM, Apr 23, 2013
New Delhi: The News Broadcasting Standards Authority (NBSA) on Friday took up Jindal Steel's complaint against Zee News. Jindal Steel had filed an extortion case against the television news channel with the Press Council of India. However, in a press release, NBSA said, "The complaint filed by Jindal Steel Ltd regarding telecast of news with regard to allocation of coal blocks and other issues on Zee News, Zee Business and...
09:45 PM, Oct 19, 2012
New Delhi: Upset over the coverage of the attack on an Israeli diplomat's car, Delhi Police have complained to News Broadcasting Standards Authority (NBSA) asking it to restrain TV channels from telecasting "unverified and unconfirmed" information. Though no specific news item was mentioned, police claimed that time and again reporters of electronic media have been requested not to broadcast any unverified or unconfirmed report in cases related to terror-related incidents....
10:48 AM, Feb 26, 2012