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Enemy No. 1 BJP, working on third front, says CPM 20.1.2008 The Indian Express -- Front Page
Unveiling plans for institutionalising a third alternative from a common policy platform, the CPM today called the BJP its "No. 1 enemy...
CPI(M) favours code of conduct for media 20.1.2008 ET: Media
CPI(M) on Sunday favoured putting in place a code of conduct for both print and electronic media and prohibition of cross media ownership.
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CPI(M) favours code of conduct for media 20.1.2008 IndiaInfo.com
CPI(M) today favoured putting in place a code of conduct for both print and electronic media and prohibition of cross media ownership.
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CPI(M) favours code of conduct for media 20.1.2008 PTI: National

New Delhi, Jan 20 (PTI) CPI(M) today favoured putting in place a code of conduct for both print and electronic media and prohibition of cross media ownership. The draft political resolution...

A Roman Diary 19.1.2008 Asian Age: Opinion
Byline | M.J. Akbar Rome: India is the world’s latest quotation mark. Nepal has become a question mark, Sri Lanka an oversized exclamation mark; and Bangladesh is imprisoned between brackets, the space for leeway decreasing by the day. Pakistan is teetering towards a full stop. China has turned into yesterday’s paragraph: still impressive, but with the contradictions becoming evident through cracks separating sentences. What a wonderful feeling to be an Indian at that moment in history when the world begins to applaud as India comes within reach of that long-promised tryst with destiny, and shifts imperceptibly towards the centre of the stage. The auditorium is packed with distinguished Roman faces and eager journalists. The launch of the ...
Oprah, Discovery to create new cable network 16.1.2008 The Indian Express -- Front Page
Oprah Winfrey, the daytime talk show host whose media empire also includes...
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Oprah partners with Discovery 16.1.2008 Hindustan Times: News
OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network) will debut next year in nearly 70 million homes with cable and satellite, part of a deal with Discovery Communications.
Sun Direct, 5 new channels mark the year 2007 in TN 30.12.2007 ET: Entertainment
The launch of the first-ever Direct to Home (DTH) service by a south Indian television network and the five new satellite channels intensified the 'channel war' in Tamil Nadu in a year.
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US eases restrictions on media ownership 20.12.2007 Asian Age: Business
Washington, Dec. 19: US regulators voted on Tuesday to ease restrictions on media ownership despite strong opposition from some lawmakers who threatened to block the plan on the grounds that it may harm competition. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to allow companies to own both a newspaper and a television station in the top US markets, giving media groups the potential to broaden their grip in 20 cities. "Today’s order strikes a balance between preserving the values that make up the foundation of our media regulations while ensuring those regulations keep apace with the marketplace of today," said commission chairman Kevin Martin. The three-to-two ruling by the commission amends a 32-year-old ban on ...
US FCC seen easing media ownership rules 18.12.2007 ET: Media
US communications regulators to approve plan to loosen media ownership restrictions, despite threat by some senators to revoke the action.
Murdoch finally owns Wall Street Journal 15.12.2007 Oneindia.in: News

Melbourne/New York, Dec 15: News Corporation Chairman Rupert Murdoch has achieved his long-held ambition of owning The Wall Street Journal, one of the world's great newspapers, ending over 100 years of ownership by the Bancroft family. Murdoch, flanked by two trusted Australian lieutenants, new Dow Jones chief ...
News Corp completes acquisition of Dow Jones 14.12.2007 Rediff: Business
Dow Jones said shares representing approximately 60.3 per cent of the outstanding voting power of the company were cast on Thursday in favour of the merger. Announcing the approval, Dow Jones said the stockholders' vote satisfies the final condition for the completion of the deal. The two companies had signed an agreement and plan of merger on July 31. The merger became effective on Thursday.
News Corp completes acquisition of Dow Jones 14.12.2007 DNA: Top News
Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation has concluded the deal to acquire Dow Jones, which publishes The Wall Street Journal, after the company's stockholders approved the bid.
Indians happy with media but there's a catch 12.12.2007 CNN-IBN Top Stories
PRESS FOR FREEDOM: While Indians seem generally satisfied with the accuracy of news reporting, they value social stability more.A BBC survey finds Indians value press freedom but not on priority.
Murdoch’s a happy man, Dow Jones dream about to come true ! 12.12.2007 Mint: Latest
News Corp. has already begun the process of reshaping management at The Wall Street Journal, drafting star players from elsewhere in its vast media empire.
Indians give media the thumbs-up 11.12.2007 Hindustan Times: News
Indians more positive about the accuracy and honesty of government or publicly-funded news reporting.
Conrad Black to be sentenced in fraud case 10.12.2007 Asian Age: Business
By MIKE ROBINSON Chicago, Dec. 10: Former newspaper mogul Conrad Black, convicted of swindling shareholders in his Hollinger International media empire out of millions of dollars, is now due to learn just how steep a price he must pay. Mr Black, 63, a Canadian-born member of the British House of Lords renowned for his lavish lifestyle and flamboyant way with words, was scheduled to be sentenced on Monday morning by US district judge Amy J. St. Eve, who presided over his four-month trial earlier this year. Two other former Hollinger executives, both Canadians, and a Chicago lawyer who worked for the big media holding company were convicted along with Mr Black and were due to be sentenced later. Federal prosecutors are saying that the press ...
Indians more sure of news reporting accuracy 10.12.2007 Business Standard
Indians more sure of news reporting accuracy
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Indians more sure of news reporting accuracy 10.12.2007 Sify Finance
Indians are more positive about the accuracy and honesty of government or publicly-funded news reporting than any other country in the world, a poll on press freedom says.
Indians more positive about accuracy of news reporting 10.12.2007 PTI: Top News

H S Rao London, Dec 10 (PTI) Indians are more positive about the accuracy and honesty of government or publicly-funded news reporting than any other country in the world, a poll on press freedom says. Fifty-seven per cent of Indians...

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