Digital media ethics code citizen-centric: MIB

Digital media ethics code citizen-centric: MIB

The Digital Media Ethics Code for OTT platforms and digital news publishers keeps the citizen at the heart of the grievance redressal mechanism, according to Vikram Sahay, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB).

He added that the rules establish a soft touch ...


MIB registers BCCC as a self regulatory body

MIB registers BCCC as a self regulatory body

The Cable TV Networks (Amendment) Rules, 2021 were notified on 17 June New Delhi: The ministry of information and broadcasting (I&B) has registered the Broadcasting Content Complaints Council (BCCC) as a self-regulatory body for redressal of grievances against the non-news television channels under the Cable TV Networks (Amendment) Rules,...


Mumbai court likely to pronounce order on NTO 2.0

Mumbai court likely to pronounce order on NTO 2.0

The wait may be finally over for a clear direction on Indian broadcast regulator’s directives on tariff orders for cable TV.

One hopes so as Bombay High Court would hold forth on the NTO 2.0 case today and stakeholders expect an order would be pronounced, which would at least give a ...


India proposes Cinematograph Act changes for digital age

India proposes Cinematograph Act changes for digital age

The Indian government has proposed amendments in the Cinematograph Act to keep pace with the changing times and technology, which would also help in curbing online piracy and bring about uniformity in product classification for viewing by consumers as was recently done for streaming content.