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Veena Jain appointed as Director General (news) of Doordarshan

Union Information and Broadcasting (I&B) ministry has appointed Veena Jain as director general (news) in Doordarshan (DD). She succeeds senior Indian Information Service (IIS) officer Akshay Rout. Along with this appointment Jain will also hold the charge as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) and will oversee the ministry’s new media wing and social media cell ..

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May 03: World Press Freedom day

World Press Freedom Day is observed on 3 May every year across the world. The theme of 2015 year is: Let Journalism Thrive! Towards better reporting, gender equality and media safety in the digital age. Observing this day marks an opportunity to: Celebrate the fundamental principles to evaluate press freedom. Assess the state of freedom ..

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“James Wright Foley- An Extraordinary Son”: a mother’s tribute

James Wright Foley was an American journalist who was recently beheaded in Iraq by militants of Islamic State in their retaliation against the American bombardment and interference in their internal affairs. The incident has sent shock waves around the world and US is appalled. UN chief Ban ki Moon has also condemned the killing in ..

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I&B’s Sectoral Innovation Council suggests National Media Policy

The Sectoral Innovation Council established by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, has suggested to introduce a National Media Policy. The recommendation calls for developing an alternative to Television Audience Measurement-TAM ratings, review broadcast licensing procedures and regulation of media education in the country. In order to integrate all existing media segments and to address ..

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