Tag Archive: regulation

Dec 14

Bill boost for meaningful small screen content

Tweet NEW DELHI: A bill aimed at digitalization of cable TV was passed by the Lok Sabha on Tuesday with the government assuring that the move would be beneficial for viewers and lead to better and more meaningful content. Information and broadcasting minister Ambika Soni, who had earlier introduced the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Second …

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Sep 21

TV licences face review

Tweet AN INDEPENDENT review of media regulation is mulling over a shake-up of television broadcast licence fees. In response to rapid technological change in the media, a federal government review of ”convergence” between different platforms is investigating ownership, regulation and ethics. A new discussion paper from the review presents several potential alternatives to today’s TV …

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Sep 15

Media regulation must come from within

Tweet Truth and understanding are not such wares as to be monopolised and traded in by tickets and statutes and standards. We must not think to make a staple commodity of all the knowledge in the land, to mark and license it like our broadcloth and our woolpacks. Thus John Milton in Areopagitica, his famous …

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