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Govt ad spends on print down 51 per cent from last year

New Delhi: Print publications received a hard wallop with the outbreak of Covid2019 last year – circulation dropped, subscribers cut ties, and revenue dried up as advertisers tightened their purse strings. Now, it has emerged that the government, which is one of the biggest newspaper advertiser,...

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New IT guidelines not intended to control OTT platforms: I&B minister

NEW DELHI: The government has attempted to provide a level-playing field for various digital platforms through the new guidelines on over-the-top (OTT) platforms, said union information and broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar, amid concerns that the new rules may pose a threat to the freedom of...

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'Potential to undermine media freedom': Editors Guild on new IT rules

The Editors Guild of India has raised concerns about the Indian government’s new Information Technology rules, saying they will “fundamentally alter” and put “unreasonable restrictions” on digital media.

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OTT regulation: SC asks Centre to apprise on govt's plan

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has asked the Centre about the steps being taken on the issue of regulation of OTT platforms and directed it to submit an affidavit on the same within six weeks.

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IAMAI didn’t give adequate cognisance to content prohibited under law: Javadekar

KOLKATA: Talks of content regulation have taken centre-stage in the over-the-top (OTT) ecosystem. Recent controversies around major films and shows like Tandav, AK vs AK, A Suitable Boy among others have elicited concern from the regulatory side. Hopes of self-regulation have fizzled out with the...

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