HT going strong

HT Media Q1 net up 212% to Rs 30.6 cr HT Media on Friday reported a whopping 212 per cent increase in its profit after tax at Rs 30.6 crore for the quarter ended June 30, 2006, against Rs 9.8 crore in the corresponding period previous year.

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...

Basis of media reform

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...