Friday, 28 January, 2022
TopicRepublic TV

Topic: Republic TV

Indian media ecosystem has problems. Vir Das’ ‘Two Indias’ exposed them

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Video game, fake visuals — It’s a bad week for TV news. ‘Good News Today’ wants to change that

Pakoda party, chai pe charcha, Kashi cruise — Is good news 24x7 really good for India?

Here’s how Al Jazeera, BBC, CNN reported on Afghanistan. And how Times Now, Zee, Republic did

While CNN, BBC, Al Jazeera showed notes of restraint, Indian news channels threw caution to the winds and said, ‘Terror group wins Game of Thrones’.

Arnab conspired to manipulate TRPs, cause losses to Times Now: Mumbai Police charge sheet

Mumbai Police has filed a second supplementary charge sheet, naming Arnab Goswami and 6 others, in the case relating to some TV channels allegedly manipulating TRPs to boost viewership.

Republic Bangla suspends reporter booked for ‘impersonating CBI officer, abduction, extortion’

Avishek Sengupta, who covered CBI for Republic Bangla, and 4 of his accomplices allegedly abducted businessman Ajit Roy & extorted Rs 15 lakh to release him. He is now absconding.

Bombay High Court grants bail to former BARC CEO Partho Dasgupta in TRP scam case

Dasgupta was accused of having misused his official position & conniving with ARG Outlier Media, company that runs Republic TV channels, and with Arnab Goswami, to manipulate TRPs.

Not Piyush Goyal or IT ministry — Republic TV is first handle on Koo app’s must-follow list

Ministers and government departments have joined Koo, giving it mileage in popular media. Republic TV had called for editorial partnership with Koo last year.

No evidence against Arnab Goswami in TRP case chargesheet, Republic TV tells Bombay HC

In a rejoinder affidavit, ARG Outlier Media, that runs all Republic TV channels, said the police had 'falsely implicated' its employees in the case.

Aman Chopra says Hamid Ansari quit Zee interview over ‘secular’ questions, NDTV’s budget hopes

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

‘Overvalued shares, expensive ads, false growth projection’ — allegations against Republic TV

An interim forensic audit report of Mumbai Police probe into the TRP manipulation case has alleged financial irregularities by ARG Outlier, which owns Republic TV.

On Camera

YourTurn

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Can you lose weight by not eating after 8 pm? What the diet industry doesn’t tell you

The list of myths goes on—don't eat fruits before bed, eat small meals to increase metabolism. But does science support these claims?
An Assicurazioni Generali SpA logo sits above an entrance to their offices in Rome | Bloomberg

Italian Generali buys 25% stake worth Rs 1,250 cr in insurance JV from embattled Future Group

The stake sale, which will give Generali majority control over the JV, comes as the Future Group is locked in a prolonged legal battle with partner Amazon.

Defence

The Indian Army's Akash missiles on display during the 73rd Republic Day Parade, at Rajpath, in New Delhi | ANI

Not just 1st R-Day, 26 Jan 1950 also significant as Indian Army, Navy shed ‘Royal’ prefix

Both the ‘Royal’ prefix for the Navy and Air Force in India, as well as the absence of such a label for the Army, have their roots in British military and political history.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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