Serving the public

The notification of 24 sports events that private broadcaster have rights for will henceforth be shared with Doordarshan. But for broadcasting these “events of national importance”, Doordarshan is expected to “pass on 75 per cent of the revenue”. The...

Geographic limitations

The bizarre trajectory of India’s media policy continues. This time it seems more on the sensible side of the debate. Apparently, Private FMs may not be able to join DTH platforms. Depending on which side of the fence one wants to belong to, this rule might be...

Mobile but smart

SMS cutting into voice usage, says a study from IDC India. In fact, no surprises here. But the fact that “user[s] sends 6 messages (SMS) in a day and receive 8,” on average, owing essentially to intrusive marketing, is evident. TRAI has to implement...

What is a blog?

Listen to some biggies say what they think blogs are. Robin Good has a post on: Grassroots Collaborative Online Video Editing: TheWeblogProject Open-Source Movie Opens Up To Everyone For Remixing.

Where IOJ stands

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