Monday, 24 September, 2018

Topic: All India Radio

All India Radio broadcasting house | Twitter

Here’s why AIR bid to check Pakistan’s radio propaganda in Punjab is doomed to fail

Certain key parameters have been compromised to rush its inauguration ahead of 2019, when it is likely to be projected as an achievement of the Modi govt.
Doordarshan (DD) and All India Radio |

Modi govt may turn DD and AIR into public sector firms, disband Prasar Bharati

Move raises concerns of increased state interference. Centre to cite Prasar Bharati’s ‘inefficiency’ as the reason for its dissolution.
Archana Kapoor at Democracy Wall, Mumbai | theprint.in

Only 217 community radio stations in India. Government does not want to empower its people: activist Archana K...

Speaking at Democracy Wall, Kapoor, also a filmmaker, says the biggest challenge to the growth of community radio is the administration itself.
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With an eye on 2019, AIR launches programme to promote Modi and his schemes

The talk show, ‘Jan Seva Samvad’, is set to feature ministers and legislators. I&B minister Smriti Irani was the first guest, and showered praise on the PM.
School children carrying Indian flags

In 2018, Team Modi plans to unleash uber-nationalism on your television & radio

The Modi government is planning a media campaign on television, radio and other platforms to promote 'national integration', and is roping in private companies as well.

Christian priests accused of rape: Isolated events or eroding credibility of Indian church?

While allegations against Bishop Franco Mulakkal are under investigation, there is pressure on Bishops' Council to initiate a full-fledged probe. Experts weigh in.