BY Sanjay Bharthur| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |30/09/2014
Jayalalithaa's conviction attracted some interesting coverage from Kannada news channels, particularly TV9.
BY Sanjay Bharthur| IN MEDIA BUSINESS |23/10/2013
The Hindu may wish to reaffirm its position and send a message that family owned enterprises led by professionally qualified and inclined family members are acceptable,
BY Sanjay Bharthur| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |24/09/2011
As Jayalalitha moves to re-launch Arasu, the government controlled cable network to counter the control of the Karunanidhi family on broadcasting, some issues regarding licensing remain unresolved.
BY Sanjay Bharthur| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |30/03/2011
The DMK front rally was telecast live by Sun News. With a control of over 60 per cent of electronic media, the DMK holds an edge in Tamil Nadu elections.
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The new term for self censorship is voluntary censorship, as proposed by companies like Netflix and Hotstar. ET reports that streaming video service Amazon Prime is opposing a move by its peers to adopt a voluntary censorship code in anticipation of the Indian government coming up with its own rules. Amazon is resisting because it fears that it may alienate paying subscribers.                   

Clearly, the run to the 2019 elections is on. A journalist received a call from someone saying they were from Aajtak channel and were conducting a survey, asking whom she was going to vote for in 2019. On being told that her vote was secret, the caller assumed she wasn't going to vote for 'Modiji'. The caller, a woman, also didn't identify herself. A month or two earlier the same journalist received a call, this time from a man, asking if she was going to vote for the BSP.                 

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