TOP PRINT MEDIA COMPANIES IN INDIA

ANANDA BAZAR PATRIKA LTD. (ABP LTD.) INDIAN EXPRESS GROUP BENNETT COLEMAN & CO. LTD. (TIMES GROUP) INDIA TODAY GROUP (LIVING MEDIA PVT. LTD.)  HT MEDIA LTD.  HINDU GROUP Major Indian Magazines Magazine Publishing House A & M Spectrum Magazines Business World Ananda Bazar Patrika The Week Malayala Manorama Business Today Living Media Computers Today Living Media … Continue reading TOP PRINT MEDIA COMPANIES IN INDIA

 Top Media Companies of the World

21st Century Fox — $18.67 billion in media revenue Advance Publications — $6.42 billion Alphabet — $59.62 billion in media revenue Asahi Shimbun Company — $4.12 billion in media revenue Axel Springer — $3.39 billion in media revenue Baidu — $7.895 billion in media revenue Bertelsmann — $10.04 billion in media revenue CBS Corporation — … Continue reading  Top Media Companies of the World

Top Media Companies in America

1. NBC/Universal, with an annual revenue around 160 billion, owns all the NBC stations, CNBC, MSNBC, numerous cable channels including USA networks, Bravo, E!, the Weather Channel, and the movie studio Universal Pictures. As of 2013, the biggest cable operator in the US Comcast owns 51% of the company, while another corporate giant, General Electric … Continue reading Top Media Companies in America

VIACOM 18 MEDIA PRIVATE LIMITED & ORS. Petitioner(s) VS UNION OF INDIA & ORS. Respondent(s)[SC 2018 JANUARY]

KEYWORD :- PADMABAT MOVIE- Date : 18-01-2018- "we direct there shall be stay of operation of the notifications and orders issued by the respondent-States and we also restrain the other States to issue notifications/orders in any manner prohibiting the exhibition and we are sure, the concerned State authorities shall keep paragraph 27 of the judgment in the case of Prakash … Continue reading VIACOM 18 MEDIA PRIVATE LIMITED & ORS. Petitioner(s) VS UNION OF INDIA & ORS. Respondent(s)[SC 2018 JANUARY]

THE PRESS AND REGISTRATION OF BOOKS ACT, 1867

1. Interpretation-clause.— 1 [ (1) ] In this Act, unless there shall be something repugnant in the subject or context,— “Book” includes every volume, part or division of a volume, and pamphlet, in any language, and every sheet of music, map, chart or plan separately printed 2 [***]; 3 [***] 4[“editor” means the person who controls … Continue reading THE PRESS AND REGISTRATION OF BOOKS ACT, 1867

Media Law -2

1 Theories of Freedom of Expression and the Media 2 Freedom of Media Expression under the Constitution and the Convention 3 Censorship and Public Morality 4 The Media and Politics 5 The Media and the Courts 6 Defamation 7 Privacy 8 Broadcasting Regulation in India 9 Regulation of the Press 10 Media Ownership

The Cinematograph (Certification) Rules, 1983

  Published vide G.S.R. 381(E), dated 9.6.1983. In exercise of the powers conferred by section 8 of the Cinematograph Act, 1952 (37 of 1952), and in supersession of the Cinematograph (Censorship) Rules, 1958 the Central Government hereby makes the following rules, namely:--1. Short title and commencement. - (1) These rules may be called The Cinematograph (Certification) … Continue reading The Cinematograph (Certification) Rules, 1983

Guidelines For Certification Of Films For Public Exhibition

Vide S.O. 836(E), dated 6.12.1991 and published in the Gazette of India, Ext., Point.II, Section 3(ii), dated 6.12.1991. In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 5-B of the Cinematograph Act, 1952 (37 of 1952) and in supersession of the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Information and … Continue reading Guidelines For Certification Of Films For Public Exhibition

The Cinematograph Act, 1952

The Cinematograph Act, 1952 (37 of 1952) [21st March, 1952] An Act to make provision for the certification of cinematograph films for exhibition and for regulating exhibitions by means of cinematographs. Be it enacted by Parliament as follows: Part I Preliminary 1. Short title, extent and commencement .(1) This Act may be called The Cinematograph … Continue reading The Cinematograph Act, 1952

Delhi High Court Direction on Sting Operation

Court On Its Own Motion  vs   State  [14 December, 2007 Equivalent citations: 146 (2008) DLT 42]   Extract:- 19. The duty of the press as the fourth pillar of democracy is immense. It has great power and with it comes increasing amounts of responsibility. No doubt the media is well within its rightful domain when … Continue reading Delhi High Court Direction on Sting Operation

Misleading Advertisement and Consumer complaint

Keywords:-Media-Food safety-Real Estate Misleading Advertisement ♣Misleading advertisement Complaint filing with The Advertising Standards Council Of India( ASCI) ASCI serves as an effective pre-emptive step to statutory provisions in the sphere of media regulation for TV and radio programs in India. Laws Governing Media, Society and the Consumer The Press Council Act 1978 Cable Television Network Rules, 1994 … Continue reading Misleading Advertisement and Consumer complaint