Anna Hazare and his team’s battle to end graft has found grass-root support across the country, according to a Star News-Nielsen survey of 8,900 people conducted nationwide, with a staggering 87 per cent of respondents saying that they support the Jan Lokpal proposed by the 74-year-old Gandhian – which demands a powerful Lokpal with sweeping powers to investigate cases of corruption against the politicians, the bureaucracy and the judiciary – over the one tabled by the Government in the Parliament earlier this month.
To firm up its presence in the digital domain, Star News launched Hindi and English versions of its news websites on April 7, 2011. Both the websites have different editorial teams headed by Abhijit Das, Editor, New Media Initiatives. Ram Krishna Laxman is the Head of Marketing for Digital Initiatives.
The two-day workshop on ‘Comparative Perspective on Media Regulation and Society’ got underway in Delhi on December 14, 2010. The first day of the workshop explored international and comparative perspectives on media regulation as it affects current debates and future role of information in society.
One of the most respectable names in the news media industry, MCCS’ Editor Shazi Zaman has a very simple way of viewing the business. In an exclusive conversation with exchange4media, Zaman speaks on how he views content, its nuances and the very controversial ‘TRPs’.