On 6 May, the leading Hindi news channel India TV blamed another Hindi news channel Republic Bharat for not following sector regulator TRAI’s order on landing page. Calling filing of complaint by Republic Bharat against it as an attempt to deflect attention from a number of complaints filed by the News Broadcasters Association (NBA) against R. Bharat, India TV said that the Arnab Goswami owned channel is allegedly engaged in malpractices to spike its viewership artificially.
The founder of the highly successful English news channel Republic TV is planning to buy- back shares from other stakeholders to make Republic Media network a fully editor owned company.
According to industry experts, due to its massive reach the messaging app Whatsapp may spell doom for local platforms like Paytm.
The broadcaster Zee News has got a notice from the News Broadcasting Standard Authority (NBSA) for violating NBA code of ethics and broadcasting standards and specific guidelines.
As per week 13 ratings by TV viewership measurement agency BARC India, Hindi GEC Dangal has once again emerged as top watched channel across genres pushing aside Star Sports 1.
As per latest release by the ministry of information and broadcasting (MIB), Media Worldwide and IBC Tamil have got licences under the name Bong and IBC Tamil. Media Worldwide received the licence on 10th April while IBC Tamil was granted the licence on 18th April.
Targeting 1 billion monthly users across its product ecosystem by 2023, Times Group’s digital arm Times Internet has registered a positive 40% growth in its FY 19 revenue which is close to $196 million.
As per week 17 report by Chrome Data Analytics and Media, the English movies genre successfully maintained top spot with 61.03 per cent growth. Movies Now got the highest OTS with 34.8 per cent in six metro areas.
The YouTube channel of Rajya Sabha TV has crossed over 25 lakh subscriber base. The channel is owned and operated by the upper house of Indian Parliament. It telecast live coverage of Rajya Sabha proceedings, and also brings incisive analysis of parliamentary affairs. While focusing on current national and international affairs, it provides a platform for knowledge-based programmes for the discerning viewer.
The TV viewership rating agency the Broadcasters Audience Research Council (BARC) India submitted its counter-comments on 28 April on the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (TRAI) consultation paper ‘Review of Television Audience Measurement and Ratings in India’.
To help the Election Commission of India (ECI) have an impartial election, the social media giant Facebook has added Punjabi and Urdu in to its fact checking initiative. The social media giant is already providing fact checking in Tamil and Gujarati apart from English and Hindi.
The massive popularity of Whatsapp has threatened its owner company Facebook as the social media giant fears WhatsApp may cannibalize its profitable apps in India.
Once again, the co-founder of online news portal Postcard News, Mahesh Vikram Hegde was arrested on 26 April in Karnataka on charges of spreading fake news. Hegde was arrested in Coorg by the CID.
As per report for Week 15 of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India, Star Sports 1 Hindi successfully keeps top position. It got 1111416 impressions, while Dangal is on the second position with 1084693 impressions and Sun TV at the third position with 859261 impressions.
As per report for week 16 of Chrome Data Analytics and Media, English movies genre gained the most with 25.60 per cent with Movies Now getting the highest OTS with 25.4 per cent in six metro areas.
According to BARC TV viewership report for Week 16, DD India has snatched its top position in the English news genre from Republic TV. Republic TV came second, followed by Times Now, India Today Television and CNN News18.
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