Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
TopicBroadcasting regulation

Topic: Broadcasting regulation

Upset we’re not being consulted, OTT platform body says about govt ‘plan’ to frame guidelines

The government is in the process of framing guidelines for regulating OTT platforms, but has not held any consultation with stakeholders yet.

For OTT platforms in India, Tandav blurs the line between self-regulation and censorship

By apologising and cutting out scenes from Amazon Prime web series Tandav, the makers have set a precedent for the OTT industry in India.

Modi govt’s plan to regulate digital media can hobble a growing industry if not done well

Until now, government's regulation of Indians' viewing habit and preferences applied to film and TV, with concerns focussed on national security. Digital streaming is uncharted territory.

Balakot & dead soldier’s video sparks debate on Indian military’s media strategy

Broadcast media watchdog NBSA had urged news channels to be 'considerate' while reporting on the killing of Indian Army Rifleman Aurangzeb.

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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