MEDIA WATCH BRIEF
The Delhi government has appointed a special officer to oversee the implementation of the Majithia Wage Board for newspaper employees. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy CM Manish Sisodia told a delegation of the Majithia Wage Board Implementation Sangarsh Samiti that the Labour department will submit a report into the implementation and enquire into allegations that employees were forced to sign undertakings agreeing to lesser salaries. He also said he would consider their demand for an intervention application in the contempt petitions before the Supreme Court, slated to come up on April 28.
Al Jazeera is the latest channel to be penalised by the Indian government with a short-term broadcasting ban. It has been forced to go off the air till April 27, for showing an incorrect map of India on different occasions. The offence was cited as being committed in the years 2013 and 2014.
Newspapers are struggling to manage costs, and shifting to cheaper offices in the process. The Indian Express recently moved to N .. more>>
Jagran Post, the English news portal of Dainik Jagran, needs sub editors in Noida. Journalists with excellent communication skills and two years of experience i
The Caravan magazine has vacancies for Associate Editor, Copy Editor and Assistant Editor. The deadline is 10 May, 2015. For details, please visit the magazin