As per BARC data for week 50, both the Hindi & English news channels witnessed growth in weekly impressions due to CAA protests. News18 India and India TV have moved up the ladder in urban + rural HSM. They have grabbed the second and third positions respectively while ABP News has dropped to the fourth spot.
Dr. Shashi Tharoor headed Lok Sabha Standing Committee on Information Technology has expressed its concerns over the meagre utilisation of funds by the MIB during 2019-20 (up to July 2019). The utilisation of funds in respect of Prasar Bharati and Film Sector is far below the targets.
As per week 49 report of BARC ratings for the period ended 6th December, Tamil entertainment channels Zee Tamil and Star Vijay have entered the top 10 table, while Zee Kannada has moved to the eighth position while ETV Telugu and Sony Entertainment Television (SET) have moved out of the list. The top 7 positions have remained unchanged.