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Airtel commercial on IPL access ought to carry larger disclaimer: HC

The Delhi High Court today said that Bharti Airtel’s advertisements offering “live and free access” to IPL coverage, ought to carry the disclaimer in a larger font size than it has now. Justice Yogesh Khanna made the observation while reserving his decision on a plea by Reliance JIO (RJIO) alleging that Airtel’s commercials were “deceptive

I&B Ministry changes reasons behind sacking NFDC chief Nina Lath Gupta, here is why

Months after sacking National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) chief Nina Lath Gupta, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has to withdraw reasons for sacking her, according to The Indian Express report. On February 27, the I&B Ministry had issued sacking order in which it had accused her of irregularities and failing to adhere to prescribed procedures.

Tata Sky, Netflix partner for content delivery

Direct-to-home operator Tata Sky and video streaming major Netflix today said they have entered into a strategic partnership for content delivery. Through this partnership, Tata Sky subscribers in India will be able to browse and access the entire Netflix service, including TV shows, films, documentaries, in the coming months through future Tata Sky platforms, according

India tops list for flagging inappropriate content on YouTube

India tops the list of users flagging as many as 9.3 million unique videos on video streaming platform, YouTube during the October-December 2017 period for inappropriate content. Over 8.28 million videos were removed from the platform in the fourth quarter of 2017 based on automated flagging or human detection, as per YouTube’s Transparency Report. The

Journalist accreditation could be permanently cancelled for fake news, says Government

The government today said the accreditation of a journalist could be permanently cancelled if the scribe is found generating or propagating fake news, as it came out with stringent measures to contain the menace. As per the amended guidelines for the accreditation of journalists, if the publication or telecast of fake news is confirmed, the