Television

Channel 7 brings in CNN-IBN's 'Citizen Journalist'

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2016/06/13/Channel%207.jpeg?itok=J2UBDUcp

MUMBAI: With the launch of CNN-IBN, the English news channel had brought in a new initiative of empowering ordinary citizen through the show Citizen Journalism. The new sibling Channel 7 is all set to follow the path taken by the big brother by launching Citizen Journalist.

The show Citizen Journalist encourages the viewers to document in pictures or videos, anything around them that should be brought to the nation's notice. The most relevant reports sent will be aired on the channel, duly crediting the viewer, informs an official release.

Citizens can report on news items of importance across the country by sending in a MMS to 2622, SMS CJ (Story) to 2622 or by calling Channel 7's help-line at 0120-2515340. Citizen Journalists may also e-mail their stories to citizen@ibnlive.com or even post their stories on www.ibnlive.com.

Citizen Journalist, the initiative started by CNN-IBN and has over 2000 stories in its bank within just six months. Channel 7 managing editor Ashutosh says, "We at Channel 7 endeavour to infuse our mission statement 'Khabar Har Keemat Par' in every individual's life, and 'Citizen Journalist' an ideal route to capture it. This initiative by CNN-IBN is exemplary and laudable. We are confident that Channel 7 will also receive an encouraging response and attain similar success."

CNN-IBN and Channel 7 editor-in-chief Rajdeep Sardesai said, "Citizen Journalist is an idea whose time has come. It's a way of engaging the viewer, of making him/her an active participant in the process of newsgathering, of making television news truly interactive. The big idea is to build a citizenry that is engaged with public life."

Earlier this year, the management of Channel7 changed hands. The channel also relaunched on 5 June with a new on-air look and a tag line to boot - 'Khabar, Har Keemat Par' (News, No matter what the cost).

Latest Reads

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/08/04/zee.jpg?itok=27lR-m4p
Celebrate Krishnashtami with Zee Telugu’s ‘Krishna Krishna’ on 9th August

In an effort to lighten the impact of the surging COVID-19 pandemic in the Telugu states, Zee Telugu celebrates in the holy month of Sravana with the telecast of Krishna Krishna this Sunday. A day that witnesses the devotees form human pyramids to break the dahi handi can now honor this festive day...

Television TV Channels Regional
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/08/04/avinash.jpg?itok=8Y4wWMpa
"Outdated measurement system promoting dramatic reporting on news channels": ABP Network’s Avinash Pandey

NEW DELHI: Recently, Indiantelevision.com came out with a story on the aftermath of the untimely demise of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput and the media circus that followed sharing crucial details of his reported suicide. While many attributed it to the constant race to gain TRPs, some...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/08/04/Anil_Wanvari-Markand_Adhikari.jpg?itok=-UCMFKtU
"India is not yet developed to venture into TV pay model": Sri Adhikari Brothers' Markand Adhikari

15 September 1959 saw a small transmitter and a makeshift studio in a corner of Delhi give birth to terrestrial television. Decades later in 1990, India saw the arrival of private television channels. When saas-bahu dramas ruled, SAB TV is credited for putting a smile on the face of the Indian...

Television TV Channels Viewership
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/08/03/ipl.jpg?itok=3A0Srzdl
IPL governing council clears UAE as venue; Vivo as sponsor

So, the Indian Premier League is moving to the UAE after all. All that it awaits is the official government go-ahead, which is likely to come in the next couple of days or so.  The IPL’s governing council green signaled the holding of the world’s most premium cricket tournament in the UAE on Sunday...

Television TV Channels Sports
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/08/03/pepsi.jpg?itok=P6z4WZUs
IPL, festive season expected to push up ad rev for GECs

After almost four months of hiatus, advertising spend is slowly inching up on TV, especially GECs, which saw shows resume some weeks ago. Experts suggest that whenever consumer behaviour sees a shift, advertising spends have also adjusted.

Television TV Channels GECs
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/08/03/shoot.jpg?itok=ng6zGiq_
TV actors on resuming work and challenges faced while shooting

Now that most shows have resumed on TV, the entertainment is back on. However, the new experience of shooting is something that even actors are getting used to. While Kumkum Bhagya’s Mugdha Chaphekar is excited to meet her unit and the cast after three months.

Television TV Channels GECs
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/08/01/jamesmurdoch800x800.jpg?itok=-WVMXLZn
James Murdoch resigns from News Corp board

MUMBAI: Truly, a saga has come to an end. James Murdoch once considered to be the successor to Rupert Murdoch has resigned from the News Corp board yesterday. James, who helped his father build his Asian empire under Star TV and later at 20th Century Fox and then Fox, was associated with his...

Television TV Channels People
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/08/01/Romil%20Ramgarhia.jpg?itok=I4QrPiF4
BARC India COO Romil Ramgarhia resigns

NEW DELHI: BARC India COO Romil Ramgarhia has decided to move on from the ratings provider. He joined the organisation in 2014 as a chief business officer and was elevated to COO role about two years back. “Romil Ramgarhia has resigned from the services of BARC India effective 31 July 2020,” shared...

Television TV Channels People
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/07/31/abp_0.jpg?itok=fSy4DOMo
ABP Network to shift from FTA to pay

KOLKATA: The news network which recently decided to reposition its brand identity from ABP News Network to ABP Network is also bringing a change to its business model. ABP Network chief executive officer Avinash Pandey said that the network will soon go pay from its current free-to-air (FTA) model.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories

* indicates required