If Fox chose to disclose that it paid $45 million over nine months to settle sexual harassment claims, including those against Ailes, it had good business reasons for doing so.
BY CHINTAMANI RAO| IN MEDIA BUSINESS |22/05/2017
Republic TV’s entry, its over-the-top first week ratings, and its alleged manipulation of distribution expose the weaknesses of a system where the ratings agency is broadcaster-owned.
BY AN ANALYST| IN MEDIA BUSINESS |13/05/2017
No amount of ‘restructuring’ could turn operations around. Soon a change in management and ownership control became the only feasible course of action.
BY AN ANALYST| IN MEDIA BUSINESS |13/05/2017
The new owner has deep pockets, sees synergy with his mobile empire, and begins the salvage with a Rs 1000 crore write-off.
BY AN ANALYST| IN MEDIA BUSINESS |13/05/2017
Why the promoters acquired control over an obscure non-banking company, pumped cash into it and set it up as the parent company holding investments in the media operations of the Group.
BY AN ANALYST| IN MEDIA BUSINESS |13/05/2017
The saga of a media group that has had, in the last decade and a half, more ups and downs than a roller coaster in an amusement park.
BY ANKITA PANDEY| IN MEDIA BUSINESS |10/05/2017
Latest data released by ABC on May 8, 2017 highlighted continuing growth of print media, but other data suggests that future growth of print will be slower than other media.
BY PADMAJA SHAW| IN MEDIA BUSINESS |13/04/2017
Business houses, politicians, parties and individuals – to protect their economic interests, exert political influence, or just do journalism.
BY ANALYST AT LARGE| IN MEDIA BUSINESS |10/04/2017
Print is profitable despite narrower margins than TV, the television business has a stockpile of past losses to wipe out.
BY ANALYST AT LARGE| IN MEDIA BUSINESS |23/02/2017
After a bumpy four years, the group’s finances have hit a smooth stretch since 2015. Profits expand without help from one-offs.
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The protest against TV measurement agency BARC  by NBA-affiliated English news channels has proved to be short-lived.  A week after pulling out of BARC and removing watermarking from their feeds they have quickly returned the fold and reinserted the watermarking.  That means the agency will now continue to capture ratings of other channels as well.  (Television Post)                         

The Quint reports that Shashi Tharoor, Congress MP from Thiruvananthapuram, has filed a civl defamation case against Arnab Goswami of Republic TV  for the story recently broadcast by the channel saying that Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar had been murdered.  He is seeking damages of Rs 2 crore from Goswami. At one point in the story Goswami referred to him as a cold-blooded murderer. Tharoor told the website that the case would be taken up on May 29.                        

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