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DIGITAL MEDIA NEWS

Now streaming: The chilling effect of the new IT rules

March 11, 2021 8:41 am

The IT Rules 2021 seek regulatory parity, but threaten to curb creative freedom.

Guidelines for intermediaries, news portals: Delhi HC to hear challenge to new norms today

March 08, 2021 11:56 pm

The petition has been filed by The Foundation for Independent Journalism, which publishes news website The Wire. This is the first legal challenge to the rules.

Doubts about new IT rules are groundless

March 08, 2021 9:25 am

The new rules are progressive and create a level playing ground for digital entities. Sceptics must stop looking for faults where none exist.

Manipur’s news website becomes first target of Centre’s new rules on digital media

March 02, 2021 7:50 pm

The directive was issued by Naorem Praveen, Deputy Commissioner Imphal West on March 1, addressing the publisher/intermediary of “Khanasi Neinasi”, a weekly online discussion, of The Frontier Manipur (TFM).

News websites have to give govt details on editorial head, ownership: I&B Secretary

February 26, 2021 7:44 am

"Currently, the government doesn't have a complete picture of how many players there are in this sector and who they are," said I&B Secretary Amit Khare. “If you log on to their websites, you won't even find basic information on their office address or editor-in-chief."

Comply with FDI policy within one month: I&B notice for online platforms

November 17, 2020 1:11 am

The conditions require the online news platforms with even less than 26 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) to share details of their shareholding, directors and promoters within a month.

With Hacks and Cameras, Beijing’s Electronic Dragnet Closes on Hong Kong

August 26, 2020 12:38 pm

Emboldened by that new law, Hong Kong security forces are turning to harsher tactics as they close a digital dragnet on activists, pro-democracy politicians and media leaders.

Pay the piper

April 22, 2020 11:37 pm

Regulators in Australia and France show the way: Dominant digital platforms should not freeload on media content.

DPIIT to soon issue clarification on 26 per cent FDI in digital media sector

December 25, 2019 12:28 pm

Certain industry players and experts have stated that the move to cap foreign direct investment (FDI) in digital media sector to 26 per cent throws up questions that need clarifications as some of those who were looking to raise funds could be restricted.

Cabinet Decision: 26% FDI in digital news media creates confusion in the industry

August 29, 2019 6:56 am

Some digital media companies have 100 per cent FDI, while some others are restricted to 49 per cent.