While the Indian Readership Survey results gave print media its biggest high in 2018, issues like fake news and paid news marred its credibility at other times

Ruhail Amin 24-December-2018

The Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity had suspended the empanelment of these newspapers for breach of journalism norms

exchange4media Staff 11-April-2018

While stating that a lot of detailed work that has gone into TRAI's recommendations on media ownership, Chitralekha Group's Mitrajit Bhattacharya writes that the issues of Prasar Bharati's autonomy & paid news are critical

Mitrajit Bhattacharya 14-August-2014

While some media players have called for strict enforcement mechanisms to monitor & restrict the proliferation of paid news, others insist curbing paid news should be self enforced & a moral responsibility of the media industry

Abid Hasan 30-June-2014

The Paper issued by Law Commission of India raises some select concerns, and poses a set of questions that will help foster a larger public debate amongst stakeholders

exchange4media Staff 12-June-2014

The Paper raises concerns on issues such as self-regulation, paid news, opinion polls, cross media ownership, social media, and regulations surrounding Government-owned media

exchange4media Staff 11-June-2014

Speaking at the Platinum Jubilee celebrations of the INS, the Indian President stressed on the need for self-correcting mechanisms to check such aberrations. He also flayed the temptation to "dumb down" news

Abid Hasan 28-February-2014

Avinash Kaul, CEO, ET Now, Times Now & Zoom talks about the content orientation of Zoom, 10+2 ad cap challenge, ratings scenario & paid news, among other things...

Abhinav Trivedi 24-October-2013

The MIB Secretary maintains that paid news is a complex phenomenon and will require a comprehensive approach by several agencies and ministries

Abid Hasan 09-May-2013

B'casters have raised their voice against the Committee's report that makes a case for controlling print & electronic media. B’casters stress on self regulation

Abid Hasan 09-May-2013

While the STAR India CEO slams paid news as a threat to society & freedom of media, he maintains that media has a very transparent & empowered self regulatory body

Abid Hasan 09-May-2013

"I am of the view that it is up to the media itself to find effective ways and means of addressing these problems," says the Prime Minister

Abid Hasan 17-April-2013

In conversation with MP & Former I&B Minister Ambika Soni, who led the DAS movement in India and was awarded IMPACT Person of the Year 2012 for the same. Excerpts:

Annurag Batra & Srabana Lahiri 24-December-2012

Asianet News Network has announced steps to restore confidence in media and has also urged all other media companies to follow suit

exchange4media Staff 10-December-2012

Paid news is as true as the day; innovation like Medianet is the answer, says Annurag Batra, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief, exchange4media Group

Annurag Batra 22-October-2012

Hindi daily Dainik Bhaskar has embarked on a ‘No Paid News’ campaign, which stresses on the fact that readers would not be misguided with Dainik Bhaskar

exchange4media Staff 07-February-2012

While, the Group of Ministers will discuss the nitty-gritties of the report titled ‘Paid News: How Corruption in Indian Media Undermine Democracy’, speculations rife that it might also mull over various other issues concerning the Indian media industry, including FDI limit across media sectors.

Nitin Pandey 07-September-2011

The media and political parties alike have come out against the syndrome of ‘paid news’, especially during elections. Even as the Election Commission has made its stand absolutely clear on ‘paid news’, some dailies have issued election coverage guidelines and code of conduct for their reporters.

Nitin Pandey 12-October-2010