BBC Global News has launched its content marketing arm BBC Story Works in India, and has appointed Ankita Bakshi as Creative Solutions Producer to deliver content for brands that appeal to the BBC’s premium audience.
All 121 TV channels have been asked by the I&B Ministry to provide their technical parameters to Electronic Media Monitoring Centre (EMMC) by 30 May.
According to EY Global Media & Entertainment Sector’s M&E Global Corporate Divestment Study 2018, technological disruptions are forcing media & entertainment (M&E) companies to divest existing businesses to fund investment in new technology.
The much anticipated event, the IPL finale will have 17 different feeds, as per Star India. The broadcaster and rights holder will leave no stone unturned to multiply the reach of Indian Premier League (IPL) finale; it will also air the final match on Star Plus and Star Gold, apart from having eight language feeds with the addition of Malayalam and Marathi feeds.
Major telecom operators including Airtel, Vodafone and Reliance Jio are thinking about the deployment of blockchain technology-based platforms to multiply their revenue streams and lower operational costs amid pressure on revenue and margins.
Italy has always been known for notorious mafia and organized gangs. Almost 200 reporters in Italy live under police protection as they wrote against these gangs. These journalists are facing life threats and feel difficulties in carrying out their daily tasks.
The repeated failures of social media giant Facebook and search engine Google to stop offensive content brought the ire of the Supreme Court which has slapped a fine of Rs. 1 lakh each on them. The SC said that they have failed to file their replies on the steps taken by them to block videos of sexual offences on social sites.
The government hopes that the first draft of the recommendations on data protection legislation by the committee will be completed by June. The committee was constituted last year and has already sought stakeholder inputs on its white paper.
Lachlan Murdoch will be appointed as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the proposed new ‘Fox’, according to 21st Century Fox. Fox will be formed after shareholder and regulatory approval of the proposed transaction between 21CF and The Walt Disney Company.
The Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai called it “disappointing as the US Senate has voted to overturn the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Restoring Internet Freedom Order which replaced previous net neutrality legislation, passing a bill that has little chance of advancing in the House but offers net neutrality supporters and Democrats a political rallying point for the midterm elections.
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