Here's how listed news broadcast companies fared in FY17?blur=25

While revenues de-grew at Network18 and NDTV, other listed companies such as TV Today and ZMCL managed single digit top line growth

Saif Ahmad Khan Jun 5, 2017 8:03 AM

Prasar Bharti CEO Jawhar Sircar to step down in November??blur=25

A Facebook post by the current CEO of Prasar Bharti suggests that he might be retiring a few months before his tenure is slated to come to an end

exchange4media Staff Sep 7, 2016 1:38 PM

Govt considering FDI in news media, plans to spend more on digital advertising?blur=25

Govt is planning to spend more on digital platform to strengthen their digital presence and reducing ads in newspapers. There are plans to outsource DD’s prime time slot.

exchange4media Staff Oct 20, 2015 9:08 AM

Prasar Bharti Chief attributes low ratings to lack of rural coverage?blur=25

Prasar Bharati, CEO, Jawhar Sircar says, “BARC does not cover 40% of the universe that is mainly rural. Once it covers whole of India, the result may be different.” BARC CEO Partho Dasgupta says they are expecting rural ratings around September

Abid Hasan Jul 30, 2015 8:10 AM

I like Rajdeep, but enough is enough: Jawhar Sircar?blur=25

Jawhar Sircar, CEO of Prasar Bharati posted a hard-hitting reaction on Facebook in response to veteran journalist Rajdeep Sardesai's harsh criticism of the public broadcaster at a recent book launch

Abid Hasan May 13, 2015 4:08 PM

DD Free Dish is a fighting chance to gain our space back: Jawhar Sircar?blur=25

Prasar Bharati CEO Jawhar Sircar speaks about DD Free Dish, calling it a common man’s substitute, and how it plans to go from 59 to 112 channels

Collin Furtado Mar 30, 2015 8:25 AM

Prasar Bharati CEO Jawahar Sircar elected ABU vice president?blur=25

Sircar had also led a three-member contingent to Seoul General Assembly and got Doordarshan re-elected as technical bureau member

exchange4media Staff Oct 29, 2014 9:54 AM

Prasar Bharati CEO Jawahar Sircar elected ABU vice president?blur=25

Sircar had also led a three-member contingent to Seoul General Assembly and got Doordarshan re-elected as technical bureau member

exchange4media Staff Oct 29, 2014 7:59 AM

We're not sacking anybody: Prasar Bharati clarifies on AIR firings?blur=25

Addressing media reports that nearly 100 casual RJs aged above the age of 35 will be given the sack by AIR, Prasar Bharati has clarified that no RJ will be fired. Rather, they will have to undergo a voice modulation test

exchange4media Staff Aug 12, 2014 8:04 AM

Prasar Bharati signs MoU with Germany's DW to distribute DD overseas?blur=25

DD India will be available in a free-to-air package to Europe, Central Asia, West Asia & North Africa. DD will reach about 120 million households abroad. Prasar Bharati CEO Jawhar Sircar said the content, customised as per region, will attempt to present a balanced view of India in international context

exchange4media Staff Aug 6, 2014 8:51 AM

Budget 2014: Budget will encourage investment & revive the economy: B'casters?blur=25

Major broadcasters feel that the Union Budget will preserve the positive sentiment and put the economy on a growth path. It is also a direction of the Government

Abid Hasan Jul 14, 2014 8:50 AM

New I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar woos broadcast CEOs and heavyweights?blur=25

Media leaders display high optimism in Javadekar following his commitment to media freedom, affinity to the press and strong inclination towards reform in the field

Abid Hasan May 29, 2014 8:22 AM

Broadcasters keep wishlist ready for new I&B Minister?blur=25

From continued thrust on digitisation to a more reasonable ad cap, removal of carriage fees to more openness on self regulation - b'casters have several expectations

Abid Hasan May 19, 2014 10:05 AM

Prasar Bharti receives much needed funds in Interim Budget 2014?blur=25

The public broadcaster has been allocated grants-in-aid of Rs 2,331.58 crore; the total plan outlay for broadcasting is Rs 641.58 crore

exchange4media Staff Feb 19, 2014 7:53 AM

Prasar Bharati inks MoU with Radio & Television of Slovenia?blur=25

The MoU entails exploring further opportunities in programme production & exchange of programmes in the fields of news, culture, education, entertainment & sports

exchange4media Staff Nov 14, 2013 8:03 AM

Prasar Bharati to launch TV channel for Arunachal Pradesh & Sikkim?blur=25

The new channel, to be christened Prabha, will help promote the rich art and culture of these two North Eastern states

exchange4media Staff Nov 12, 2013 7:49 AM

"Rupee depreciation has wiped out around Rs 1,200 cr from print media"?blur=25

According to industry experts, cash, content & carriage are the three challenges facing the media industry, even as tough economic conditions put further pressure on bottomlines

Rashi Bisaria Sep 12, 2013 8:32 AM

Ratings shouldn't be limited to Raisina Hill & Pali Hill: Jawhar Sircar?blur=25

While strongly advocating transparency in ratings, the Prasar Bharati CEO says there can't be a rating system without representing the heartland of India

Abid Hasan Jun 27, 2013 9:08 AM

HC orders in DD’s favour to telecast ICC Champions Trophy without ads?blur=25

The Court has directed ESPN to provide live signals without any commercials to Doordarshan in keeping with the Sports Broadcasting Signals Act, 2007

Abid Hasan Jun 7, 2013 7:53 PM

11 working groups set up for Prasar Bharati revamp?blur=25

A special advertising budget has been earmarked to promote Doordarshan and its programming through print and online media, besides outdoor

Vinod Behl Feb 7, 2013 7:16 PM