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 seen as progressive or regressive. I go with the progressive point of view.
It is important to ensure that broadcasters do not get a license to stomp over the country. Especially as far as private players concerned. But the problem is that the public broadcaster is behaving like a poor clone of its private commercial competitors.

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