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Union Government announces new Print Media Advertisement policy

The Union Information and Broadcasting ministry has framed a New Print Media Advertisement Policy for Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity (DAVP). The objective of the policy is to promote transparency and accountability in issuing of advertisements in print media. Key highlights of policy It focuses on streamlining release of Government advertisements and to also ..

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2016 Pulitzer Prize Winners

The Sympathizer, a debut novel of Vietnamese American professor Viet Thanh Nguyen has won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. While, Associated Press has won two prestigious Pulitzer prize in Public Service for coverage for an investigation of severe labour abuses tied to the supply of seafood to American supermarkets and restaurants. List of 2016 Pulitzer ..

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National Media Analytics Centre (NMAC)

The Government has proposed to set up a National Media Analytics Centre. The main objective for such a  proposal is to actively come up with instant counters to negate the resentment triggered by news items, so that the contents on the Social media do not snowball in to public protests and create law and order ..

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China hosts 1st BRICS media summit

China hosted the first Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa (BRICS) media summit in Beijing for creating an alternative media platform for the 5 emerging economies. 25 media organisations participated in the 2 day summit which aimed to create a new institutional framework to benefit the media of five emerging economies of BRICS grouping. Key facts China’s Xinhua news ..

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AIR programme on Child Labour wins 2015 ABU Prizes

All India Radio’s (AIR’s) Programme on child labour titled Nilkkam Ivarkkoppam has won the first prize at the 2015 Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) Prize ceremony. The programme has won the award under the Community Service Announcement category at the 52nd General Assembly of ABU held in Ankara, Turkey. Nilkkam Ivarkkoppam meaning Stand Beside Them is ..

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