Sunday, 26 June, 2022
TopicNews channels

Topic: News channels

Sushant Singh Rajput death dominated TV news airtime for past 4 weeks, industry survey finds

The findings are from a report compiled by industry body Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) and market research firm Nielsen.

Against the 1000 questions TV news had after Sushant Singh’s death, we have just six

#JusticeForRajput is the popular hashtag on Republic TV and Times Now. But who will look into all the injustices they have committed in the name of 'Breaking News'?

Ram Ram, Rafale. India’s TV news celebrated the arrival of French jets like a moon mission

Anchors compared Rafale to China’s J-20 and Pakistan’s F-16 — and found it ‘better on all counts’. News18 India could see both enemy countries 'were shivering'.

How Hindi serials plan to beat news channels in amateur dramatics in Covid days

Serials such as RadhaKrishn, Mere Sai and Vighnaharta Ganesh are more than a match for news channels, which do on a daily basis what Kangana Ranaut did on Republic TV — rant.

Congress, Gandhis targets on Times Now, Republic, Bihar’s Covid crisis on India Today

A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.

NDTV, Aaj Tak watch Sachin Pilot’s ‘open revolt’, India TV on Covid entering Bachchan home

A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.

Delighted over ban on Chinese apps, news channels put Modi speech on back burner

Deepak Chaurasia chanted 'mein bhi sainik', India Today celebrated China App-o-calypse but it was ever-so-predictable Arnab Goswami who stole the show.

Not just Ramayan, news programmes on TV also topping charts — over 200% jump in viewership

BARC-Nielsen report says average viewership for TV news saw 219% jump for the week between 4 April and 10 April as compared to January figures.

Bigotry over Tablighi Jamaat is a familiar pattern. All Muslims will be blamed for acts of few

Heroic acts of Azim Premji or Shah Rukh Khan do not bring credit to the community. But the blame for the ignorance of Tablighi Jamaat members must be shared by all Muslims.

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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