BY Shailaja Bajpai| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |17/09/2010
Hindi news channels cover most of north India. But barring a few stories on water logging in Panipat, Ambala and Agra (oh my god, not the Taj!), they behave like local Delhi TV.
BY Shailaja Bajpai| IN OPINION |19/02/2008
At least one influential business TV anchor, in his newspaper column last Monday morning, "guess"d that Reliance Power shares would "possibly settle around Rs 500-550 in the near term".
BY Shailaja Bajpai| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |18/04/2002
Watching a show or watching an ad Watching a show or watching an ad? Ekta Kapoor, producer of Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki and Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi on Star Plus, uses her daily soaps to promote her other productions as well. And the channel thinks this is perfectly acceptable. How far should a channel go..
BY Shailaja Bajpai| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |18/04/2002
Soccer Mania on sports pages Soccer Mania on sports pages Why do Indian newspapers devote so much space to European soccer ? When Indians readers turn to the sports page of their daily newspapers, what do they expect to find? Cricket. And more cricket. The expectation is based on years of habit. Cricket has dominated the Indian press much in..
BY Shailaja Bajpai| IN LAW AND POLICY |10/04/2002
MRTPC versus satellite TV channels, versus cable operators, versus MRTPC versus satellite TV channels, versus cable operators, versus consumers i Without regulation in place, the MRTPC`s efforts to restrict satellite TV channels from increasingly their subscription rates arbitrarily will get nowhere. The problem with governments and broadcast policy is that the former always talks about the latter but..
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Journalists in Kashmir are up in arms over the summons issued by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to Kashmir Observer journalist Aqib Javed Hakim, for his interview with jailed separatist leader Asiya Andrabi in January. This amounted to intimidation and harassment, a joint statement of the Kashmir Working Journalist Association (KWJA) and Kashmir Journalist Association said, adding that, in the Kamran Yousuf case, the NIA had tried to define journalism by its own skewed standards.                           

D Sunitha, an ASP in the Telangana Police, filed complaints with the NBSA against character assassination by some Telugu TV channels. NBSA has announced an agreement  arrived at with HMTV whereby the channel will broadcast an agreed upon apology statement three times a day on three days starting today.The complaint was against ETV, Sakshi and HMTV, the NBSA has reserved its order in other two cases. TV9 was as much of an offender, but it is not a member if the NBSA.                   

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