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 punitive measures to curb this annoying strategy by the hordes of marketers. The chief culprits seem to be banks peddling either credit cards or loans.
The Hindu reports that: “Nearly 10 days after the Bombay High Court passed an order banning adult content on movie channels, cable operators here continue to block out nine movie channels. The stand off is a result of the confusion that has arisen following the Court’s ruling in a public interest litigation.” “Adult content” in […]
If public interest is the basis of media reform then the professional and economic independence of media practitioners is a yardstick to measure the scenario. From the multi-edition big newspapers to the small town tabloids a de-unionised workforce is the norm. The implications are manifold: contract labour, job insecurity, harassment of various kinds and so […]
From Mrs. Suha Arafat Email; [email protected] Dear Intending partner, This mail may not be surprising to you if you have been following current events in the international media with reference to the Middle East and Palestine in particular I am Mrs. SUHA ARAFAT, the wife of YASSER ARAFAT, the Palestinian Leader who died recently in […]