Industry criticises Government's approach towards news channels?blur=25

B'casters & editors speak against the UPA Govt's ban on opinion polls & boycotting of TV debates. The Govt should not try to curtail media in any manner in a democracy, say experts

Abhinav Trivedi Nov 11, 2013 7:46 AM

We'll have independent external monitors for radio Phase III: Manish Tewari?blur=25

The I&B Minister has said that external monitors are necessary following CVC & CAG's refusal to be part of the internal ministerial committee, which will oversee the Phase III exercise

Abid Hasan Oct 28, 2013 8:09 AM

Govt considering amendment of PCI Act before 2014 polls: Manish Tewari?blur=25

The Govt is looking into the recommendations given by the Naresh Chandra panel regarding strategic communication in the context of national security before amending the Act, says the MIB Minister

Abid Hasan Oct 22, 2013 8:17 AM

40% of STBs should be procured from domestic manufacturers: Uday Varma?blur=25

With rising Dollar prices & imports becoming costlier, the former I&B Secy feels that it is time for local manufacturers to penetrate the STB market & get the maximum share

Abid Hasan Oct 9, 2013 8:35 AM

We have asked MIB to conduct an external audit on the digitisation process: Manish Tewari?blur=25

The audit will be done to gauge the satisfaction quotient of b'casters, MSOs, LCOs and consumers, and better the process in Phase III, says the I&B Minister

Abid Hasan Oct 7, 2013 8:52 AM

Is the industry ready for radio Phase III auctions in Oct??blur=25

While the industry celebrated when I&B Minister Manish Tewari announced the roll-out of Phase III in Oct, we take a look at whether the radio fraternity is prepared to take the auctions head-on

Saloni Surti Sep 20, 2013 8:58 AM

FM Phase III auctions by next month: Manish Tewari?blur=25

The I&B Minister assured that the Government is putting in place certain processes and will make the e-auction bids as transparent & hassle free as possible

Abid Hasan Sep 14, 2013 9:37 AM

Curbs on free speech, price controls impeding innovation in M&E sector: Uday Shankar?blur=25

A web of processes, regulations and norms has stalled India's economic growth & the future of the country hinges on the ability to embrace new ideas, says the CEO of STAR India

exchange4media Staff Sep 14, 2013 8:20 AM

Vivid: Media under attack again, literally?blur=25

Annurag Batra of exchange4media talks about assault on media, while in pursuit of truth, by Asaram's followers; he condemns the culture of blind faith in the country

Annurag Batra Sep 2, 2013 8:03 AM

Licensing for journalists a mere suggestion: Manish Tewari?blur=25

The I&B Minister ruled out any measures by the Government to introduce a common examination and licensing for professional journalists

exchange4media Staff Aug 26, 2013 7:57 AM

NBA urges TRAI, MIB to delay 10+2 ad cap implementation?blur=25

The NBA has maintained that news channels will incur revenue losses exceeding Rs 500 crore if the ad cap is implemented at this stage

exchange4media Staff Aug 21, 2013 8:35 AM

Govt of India launches second series of Bharat Nirman campaign?blur=25

The TVC for the Phase II of ‘Glimpses of India Story’ went on air on Aug 14. It has been conceptualised and created by Percept/H

exchange4media Staff Aug 20, 2013 7:40 AM

B'casting industry sceptic over Manish Tewari's recent 10+2 suggestion?blur=25

Industry insiders & broadcasters have chosen to remain silent over I&B Minister’s suggestion to TRAI on postponing the introduction of 10+2 regulation till Dec 2014

Abhinav Trivedi Aug 19, 2013 8:05 AM

AIR's FM service FM Gold launches in Ludhiana today?blur=25

This is FM Gold's fifth station, after creating presence in Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai and Kolkata. I&B Minister Manish Tewari has inaugurated the FM station

Saloni Surti Aug 16, 2013 1:59 PM

Govt cancels permissions of 71 TV channels?blur=25

The permissions have been cancelled due to reasons ranging from non-operationalisation, non-submission of performance bank guarantee to surrender of permission, says I&B Minister Manish Tewari

exchange4media Staff Aug 9, 2013 9:10 AM

Self-regulation is an essay in persuasion: I&B Minister?blur=25

The process of mainstreaming self-regulation as a statutory mechanism ought to be led by the industry, rather than the government, says Manish Tewari

exchange4media Staff Aug 7, 2013 8:13 AM

India and Senegal to set up Joint Working Group in I&B sector?blur=25

The agreement to set up the Group was taken during a meeting between I&B Minister Manish Tewari & Senegalese Minister Abdul Aziz Mbaye in Delhi on July 28

exchange4media Staff Jul 30, 2013 7:46 AM

Ratings impasse: No resolution at IBF central board meeting?blur=25

Contrary to industry expectations, the IBF meeting on Friday failed to resolve the ratings imbroglio, but industry leaders expect a resolution by the middle of next week

Priyanka Mehra Jul 20, 2013 9:30 AM

'Satyamev Jayate' bags Mumbai Press Club’s RedInk Award?blur=25

Star Plus' show won the Award for Excellence in Journalism; Lifetime Achievement Award for N Ram, ex-Editor-in-Chief, The Hindu & veteran journalist Kuldip Nayar

exchange4media Staff May 27, 2013 7:54 PM

Make self regulation more inclusive and robust: Manish Tewari?blur=25

The I&B Minister feels that revenue models of Indian media groups are not well constructed, which lead to issues like paid news, private treaties & tyranny of TRPs

exchange4media Staff May 27, 2013 7:39 PM