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.
BY THE HOOT| IN MEDIA BUSINESS |03/02/2017
Journalists shudder as one more newspaper group sacks employees across two newspapers, axing an estimated 120 plus jobs in a day.
BY AN ANALYST| IN MEDIA BUSINESS |29/01/2017
General entertainment brings in the profits, News TV and distribution remain viable, DNA shows a modest cut in losses.
BY VIPIN PUBBY| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |18/01/2017
What could be a crucial asset in the polls is the control over cable networks in the state which SAD is believed to have,
The story of the Bhopal edition, and how it was slowly stifled before it was shut down earlier this week.
BY MITUL THAKKAR| IN MEDIA BUSINESS |17/12/2016
Business journalists, including those at the top of their profession, are increasingly making the shift from media to corporates.
BY PADMAJA SHAW| IN MEDIA BUSINESS |15/12/2016
BARC India’s new ratings system proves to be vulnerable to tampering by TV channels just as the earlier TAM was.
BY SHUMA RAHA| IN MEDIA BUSINESS |08/12/2016
The viewership of Hindi TV channels has shot up dramatically as nervous people remain glued to their TVs for the latest on demonetisation
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Arnab Goswami's Newshour episodes of last summer have come under the scrutiny of of the UK broadcast regulator, Ofcom. Times Global is a licensee in the UK because its channel is shown there. This  long, civil post mortem of 19 episodes in August and September of Newshour viewed by the regulator holds them  in breach of one of its rules which require adequate alternative viewpoints to be provided. Several instances of Goswami's fulminations against Pakistan's government are cited. One of the pleas made in its own defence by the broadcaster was that the presenter had left the channel and had been replaced by one who had "a very different approach". (indiantelevision.com)                                           

ET Now is reported to have started a process of laying off employees, and plans to replace them with free lancers. Eight people in the Delhi bureau were given pink slips last week and some in smaller bureaus. These are at the desk, and also include cameramen and OB van personnel.                         

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