11 December 2017 | Volume 70 - Issue No: 18   Facebook Twitter YouTube YouTube
 
 
 
Television | TV Channels
Mairu Gupta and the art of building the NBA in India
For basketball fans worldwide, the US National Basketball Association (NBA) represents the mecca of the sport. But in India, the NBA has had its task cut out, what with cricket presenting a near impenetrable line of defence.
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iWorld | VOD
Focus shifts to online streaming for Eros
Production and distribution company Eros International no longer wants to be a film studio but a digital content company.Listed on the BSE as well as the NYSE, Eros is reducing its dependence on box office and is focussing on its online video streaming platform Eros Now instead. "Over the last two and a half years, Eros Now has tripled in growth.
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Television | TV Channels
Republic TV, BTVI join hands for budget coverage
Republic TV, spearheaded by Arnab Goswami, and Business Television India (BTVI) have entered into an alliance for content and programming around Union Budget 2018. The Republic TV-BTVI alliance promises to offer viewers a distinctive experience.
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iWorld | OTT
Apple to acquire Shazam
Apple is making another big move this year. The Cupertino-based company is acquiring Shazam to bolster its music services. According to TechCrunch, Apple is all set to buy the popular music-recognition app in a nine-figure deal that could be valued around $401 million.
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- Vishal Bhardwaj's Unfiltered Melody Was Magical On 'MTV Unplugged'
  Source: The Quint
   
- Net neutrality fans speak up as FCC set to strike down rules
- Smart work continues in Kakinada city
  Source: Deccan Chronicle
   
- A Walt Disney Co (DIS) Deal For Fox Would Draw A Lot Of Antitrust Concerns
  Source: Stock News
   
- Telecom Commission to Consider IMG Recommendations on December 21
  Source: News18
   
- Telecom Commission to decide on ministerial group's recommendations on Dec 21
  Source: ET
   
- E-commerce trade: Should India oppose rules at WTO as many fear it would push country back by years?
  Source: Financial Express
   
- Understanding the Data Protection White Paper Part IX: An individual's right to object to marketing, to prevent discriminatory AI decisions and to be forgotten
  Source: First Post
   
- TRAI creates awareness to consumers on their rights
  Source: Uni India
   
- Next stop, 5G
  Source: Asianage
   
- 'Khelo India' programme to be launched from 2018: Rathore
  Source: Outlook India
   
   
   
- Who'd want to be the big man or woman at the 'behemoth' BBC?
- Catalonia's media drop impartiality for independence
  Source: The Guardian
   
- Image Nation Abu Dhabi, U.K. Studio Alchemy VR Team for Immersive Content
- Media Startup Inverse Hires David Spiegel, Ex-CNN and BuzzFeed Sales Exec
  Source: Variety
   
- Time's up for the Ticker? Facebook appears to axe feed for tracking your friends' activity
- This is the future if net neutrality is repealed; the creeping, costly death of media freedom
  Source: TC
   
- Cable needs competition for our sake and its own
  Source: The Sun Chronicle
   
- DEFA Equity Income Wisdomtree (DTH) Ichimoku Levels Indicate Positive Trend
  Source: Mtnv News
   
- Chinese Long March 3B launches Algeria's first telecom satellite
  Source: Space News
   
- Fred Fox, Scotland County broadcasting icon, dies
  Source: Laurinburg E xchange
   
- Rutgers professor disciplined for anti-Semitic social media posts
  Source: USA Today
   
- The Walking Dead Season 8: Why Rick Grimes Will Never Die
  Source: Denofgeek
   
   
Movies | Hindi
Golmaal Again: Entertaining suspense thriller
The most successful franchise in Hindi films, Golmaal, strikes again. And, aptly, the title is Golmaal Again. The main faces of the franchise -- Ajay Devgn, Arshad Warsi, Tusshar Kapoor, ShreyasTalpade and Kunal Khemu are very much there so are the other regulars, Sanjay Mishra, Mukesh Tiwari, Johny Lever, Murli Sharma and Vrajesh Hirjee..
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Movies | Hollywood
Special screening of Maharaja Duleep Hollywood biopic at Cannes
Even though no Indian feature film has been selected for the 70th Festival de Cannes this year, an award-winning historic film biopic on the poignant life story of the last King of Punjab - Maharajah Duleep Singh.
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IDOS 2017 Opening Remarks
 
Television | TV Channels
CNN-News18 'Indian of the year' 2017 special Telecast on 9 and 10 December
 
 
 
iWorld | OTT
Apple to acquire Shazam
 
Regulators | I&B Ministry
'Sanskari' India wants condom ads off primetime
 
Television | TV Channels
Music channels bet on shows to boost viewership
 
 
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