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VK Chopra

During his tenure as Chief Patron at the Delhi Advertising Club (DAC), Chopra played critical role in drafting and implementing new policies

exchange4media Staff Jun 3, 2019 8:41 AM

yearender

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 Dec 24, 2018 8:09 AM

pci awards

N Ram, eminent journalist and Chairman the Hindu Publishing Group, has been selected under the prestigious award category of ‘Raja Ram Mohan Roy award’.

exchange4media Staff Nov 16, 2018 8:53 AM

They also expressed anger at the PCI, NBA and Editors Guild of India for “not being quick” in condemning the government’s move.

Nishant Saxena Apr 4, 2018 9:00 AM

Fake News

A press release issued by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on April 2nd, stated that an accredited journalist's accreditation would stand suspended or cancelled if he or she was found having created or propagated fake news. The statement was withdrawn by the government the next day after huge outrage from media across the country.

exchange4media Staff Apr 4, 2018 8:52 AM

Also there seems to be some loopholes in the guidelines of this major amendment decided by the government

Nishant Saxena Apr 3, 2018 8:59 AM

The Chairman of the Press Council of India, former Justice Chandramauli Kumar Prasad, rejected all six nominees of the Editors Guild of India, Hindi Samacharpatra Sammelan and All India Newspapers Conference for the constitution of the 13th Press Council.

exchange4media Staff Feb 21, 2018 9:00 AM

The Budget Estimate for 2018-19 is Rs 4088.98 crore and for the current fiscal year it is Rs 4409 crore. Although, the allocation this time has been reduced by around 7.25%, it is still 11.8% more than the Revised Estimate for the year 2017-18.

Nishant Saxena Feb 5, 2018 9:00 AM

Committee advises PCI against formulating uniform guidelines for obscene ads

A sub-committee formed by the Press Council of India held obscenity to be an evolving concept that had to be dealt with on a case-to-case basis

Saif Ahmad Khan Sep 16, 2016 8:20 AM

PCI announces National Awards for Excellence in Journalism 2016

The awards seek to recognize the excellence of print journalists in the area of rural journalism, investigative reporting and photojournalism

exchange4media Staff Jul 28, 2016 2:02 PM

PCI finds Telangana CM guilty, asks to withdraw blackout of TV 9 & ABN

The three-member committee also recommended that the case registered against journalists for participating in protest action should be withdrawn or fast tracked

Abid Hasan Oct 29, 2014 7:53 AM

Lok Sabha Speaker, VP of India & photographer SN Sinha to elect next PCI Chairman

The 3-member panel committee consisted of Sumitra Mahajan, Lok Sabha Speaker, Mohammad Hamid Ansari, Vice President of India, and S N Sinha, Photographer

Abid Hasan Oct 28, 2014 8:00 AM

Channels want govt to relook at security clearance decision of three yrs

The channels maintain that limiting of validity to three yrs has created an anomalous situation as permissions for uplinking & downlinking of channels are issued for a period of 10 years

exchange4media Staff Dec 13, 2013 9:04 AM

PCI asks media houses to set up internal panels to tackle harassment cases

Markandey Katju, Chairperson, PCI noted that despite Vishakha guidelines many media organisations still do not have an internal complaints committee

exchange4media Staff Nov 28, 2013 8:29 AM

Govt considering amendment of PCI Act before 2014 polls: Manish Tewari

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

MIB seeks TRAI & PCI's views on FDI cap in b’casting & print media

The paper proposes to raise the existing FDI cap of 26%, which is through FIPB route, to 49% through the automatic route in the news sector

exchange4media Staff Aug 22, 2013 8:30 AM

MIB seeks TRAI and PCI’s views on revised FDI caps proposal

With the consultations with TRAI & PCI likely to take time, MIB has called for existing limits of FDI caps & entry routes in print & broadcasting to continue

exchange4media Staff Jul 16, 2013 7:47 AM

2-min video: Govt still considering giving more teeth to PCI: MIB Secy

Any view on this will be taken after discussions with all stakeholders and evolving a consensus on this issue, says Uday Varma

Abid Hasan Apr 30, 2013 7:10 PM

Vivid: For once, I am with you Justice Katju

Justice Katju has been accused of the foot-in-mouth disease; but this time he cannot be blamed for his opinion on Narendra Modi, says Annurag Batra of e4m

Annurag Batra Feb 25, 2013 8:02 PM