Media Current Affairs - 2019

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16th Asia Media Summit concludes in Cambodia

The Asia Media Summit 2019 was organised in Siem Reap province, Cambodia from 12 June to 14 June 2019 to deliberate on many issues pertaining to media & broadcasting industry. The 15th Asia Media Summit (AMS-2018) was hosted by India. This year was 16th edition of summit. Key Highlights for Summit The two-day summit was Read More…

Month:  Categories: International

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Justice A K Sikri appointed as the Chairperson of NBSA

Former Supreme Court judge, Justice A K Sikri is appointed as the chairperson of News Broadcasting Standards Authority (NBSA) by the News Broadcasters Association (NBA) . He will succeed current Chairperson Justice(Retd.) R.V. Raveendran (also a former Judge of Supreme Court) who completes his term on 25 May. He will assume office of Chairperson of Read More…

Month:  Categories: Persons in News

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EC bans publication of Uncertified ads on Polling Day & Day Before

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has barred parties, candidates and others from publishing political advertisements on polling day and a day prior to it in each of the seven phases of Lok Sabha polls unless their contents are pre-certified by screening committees. The Election commission has stated that the Media Certification and Monitoring Committee Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & Politics

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2019 Edelman Trust Barometer report: Key Facts

The 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer report by the Edelman Intelligence has been released. Edelman Trust Barometer report: Global Trust Index The Edelman Trust Barometer report is an international study based on the opinions of elites that focuses on the principles of trust in business, government, media and NGOs. Based on the findings the report calculates Read More…

Month:  Categories: International

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Public Service Broadcasting Day: November 12

Public Service Broadcasting Day is observed every year across India on November 12 year to commemorate first and last visit of Mahatma Gandhi (Father of the Nation) of All India Radio Studio (AIR), New Delhi in 1947. On this occasion, artistes of Akashvani Bhawan, Delhi  performed Vaishnav Jan Toh and other bhajans and school children Read More…

Month:  Categories: Events & Observances

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Home Ministry revokes security clearance to Qatar-based English news channel Al Jazeera

Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has revoked security clearance of Qatar government’s state-funded English news broadcaster Al Jazeera. It is believed that main reason for this revocation is considered to be over documentary made by Qatari channel on militancy in Jammu & Kashmir (J&K), which Indian Government viewed as “biased”. Al Jazeera has reportedly Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & Politics

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Videsh Aaya Pradesh ke Dwaar: MEA launches engagement programme with Regional Media

The External Publicity and Public Diplomacy Division of Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) launched ‘Videsh Aaya Pradesh ke Dwaar’, an engagement programme with regional media in Hyderabad, Telangana. The initiative aims enhance public diplomacy outreach of MEA and its commitment to take objectives of foreign policy to people at grassroot-level. Videsh Aaya Pradesh ke Dwaar Read More…

Month:  Categories: Government Schemes & Projects

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