Thursday, 1 December, 2022
TopicRepublic TV

Topic: Republic TV

TV news has changed in the last 8 years. `Blamegates’ to mahants—it’s the Modi effect

The amount of information being leaked to the Indian TV news media could fill Dal Lake. But it's robbing reporting of objectivity and verified facts.

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.

On Camera

YourTurn

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor (Photo/ANI)

Operation ‘Discipline Tharoor’ failed in Kerala. But battle against Pinarayi won’t be easy

If his attacks on Modi and the BJP are any indication, Tharoor would rather be measured than go all-out, especially as an exponent of positive politics.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.