Tag Archive: Media

Nov 18

Media self-regulation is best, Flint says

Tweet Self-regulation is the only way the Australian media can operate in a democracy, the public inquiry into the media has heard. The government would inevitably take over any statutory body it funded to oversee the media, the former head of the Australian Press Council, David Flint, told the Independent Inquiry into Media and Media …

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Nov 18

Zee Holds Talks With Comcast, Time Warner Cable to Triple Presence in U.S.

Tweet Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (Z), India’s biggest publicly traded media broadcaster, is in talks with Comcast Corp. (CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable Inc. to expand distribution in the U.S. and plans to more than triple the number of homes it reaches in the country next year. Zee Entertainment’s programming now reaches about 10 million …

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Nov 17

Study finds kids still see too many junk food ads

Tweet Children are still being exposed to too much junk food advertising despite voluntary regulations adopted by the food industry, a CSIRO study has found. The voluntary guidelines were introduced in 2009 to limit the number of television advertisements aimed at children. A study to investigate their impact was commissioned by the South Australian Government. …

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Nov 11

Job: Director of Research and Learning BBC World Service Trust – maternity cover

Tweet Job Ref. No 654745 Location: London Contract Type Attachment/Fixed Term Job Category: Business & Support Closing date for applications: 16 November 2011 The BBC World Service Trust is the independent international charity of the BBC. Their mission is to improve the quality of people’s lives in developing and transitional countries through innovative use of …

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Nov 08

US Billionaire Invests in Indonesia’s Media Industry

Tweet Saban Capital Group, a Los Angeles-based investment firm, is buying 5 percent of Indonesia’s Media Nusantara Citra for Rp 692.3 billion ($78.2 million). The investment firm, which specializes in media, entertainment and communications, can also purchase an additional 2.5 percent in Media Nusantara Citra (MNC), which is controlled by Global Mediacom, the country’s largest …

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