The court was hearing final arguments on a bunch of public interest litigations seeking that the media trial in the probe into actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death be stopped
The controversy over the launch of NaMo TV is yet to be resolved with the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) having sought time till Friday to respond to the Election Commission's (EC's) queries on the status of the 'channel'
TRAI also asked channel distributors to ensure that one channel appears only under one genre.
Hate speech in India: Media's rabble-rousing doesn't help cause, proves counter-productive to free speech
The problem of hate speech is compounded when propagated by members of the press. This is because unlike the situation where the person making the hate speech is a politician or an ordinary citizen/internet user, the media is expected to be comparatively neutral while reporting events.
Pakistan police fire tear gas at hardline Islamists blockading Islamabad; TV channels ordered to go off air during crackdown
Pakistani authorities ordered private television channels to go off air on Saturday during a police and paramilitary crackdown on Islamist protesters in the capital.
Arnab Goswami is among the pioneers of a media culture that kow-tows to the government, admonishes those who seek questions of it, castigates as anti-national those who criticise and speak against the majority voice.
The Jammu and Kashmir government has clamped down on five news channels for "fomenting’ trouble" in Kashmir Valley during the ongoing unrest that has left close to seventy people dead and thousands injured.
Cable TV operators in Kashmir were on Thursday directed by the authorities to stop airing five news channels as their programmes had allegedly caused law and order problems in the unrest-hit Valley and were promoting "enmity against the sovereignty of the state."
Has the ubiquitous mobile phone become the symbol and the conveyor of the national conscience? Made us less involved, turned us into mute and silent witnesses to injustice
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina criticised Bangladeshi TV channels over live telecast of the government's preparations during the Dhaka hostage crisis.
The channels are busy telecasting attacks on each other while showcasing achievements and poll promises of the parties.
Delhi government has decided to take action against the TV channels who allegedly tampered the videos that showed Kanhaiya raising anti-national slogans
Media and its many not-always-splendid facets is just a passing fad, changing its underwear every day, leaving not even a bruise on the body politic of India.
Those baying for Kanhaiya's blood, jumped at the opportunity, thumping their chests with 'Í-told-you-so' glee.
Some TV channels crossed the "Lakshman Rekha" while covering Yakub Memon case, Minister of State for Information & Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Rathore said.
Minor incidents involving the waving of Pakistani or ISIS flags are being turned into major events worth fulminating over by TRP-hungry TV channels. This easy publicity is giving oxygen to separatism and jihadi forces.
The animosity of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi chief K Chandrasekhar Rao towards the media has now manifested in a blanket ban on journalists covering the state secretariat. The blanket ban, which is proposed to be imposed on the media personnel to prevent them from entering the precincts of the seat of power of the state, is just short of a gag order.
The media trial of the death of Sunanda Pushkar is a fit case for a serious debate on the need for a formal entity that can quote norms and responsibilities to TV channels that violate media ethics by a mile and wilfully target individuals.
While media houses are free to determine whom to invite to their panel discussions and debates, the result in this impatient age of social media and in these times of competitive “breaking news” and TRP rivalries, has been the defamation and vilification of Shashi Tharoor and several others associated with him.
Each channel has been flashing widely divergent numbers on the leads of various parties, suggesting that each one is getting different feeds at different points of time.