Tag Archives: Media

Facebook’s plan to label state media is taking longer than expected

Facebook’s effort to label state-backed media has hit some snags. The social network was due to start labeling outlets in November, but CNN Business found that the company clearly missed the target, and didn’t have a specific answer as to when the transparency move might be ready. A spokesperson would only say that Facebook will “begin [labelling] soon,” and that there would be a gradual ... Read More »

Share market update: Media shares decline; Dish TV plunges 18%

NEW DELHI: Media shares were trading in the negative zone in Friday’s afternoon session. Shares of Dish TV India (down 18.31 per cent) , Zee Media Corporation Ltd (down 4.76 per cent) , Hathway Cable & Datacom (down 4.44 per cent) , Zee Entertainment (down 4.3 per cent) and Network 18 Fincap (down 3.82 per cent) were trading with losses. TV18 Broadcast (down 2.2 ... Read More »

GDR manipulation: Sebi levies Rs 16 cr fine on Sanraa Media, its 6 officials

New Delhi: Regulator Sebi imposed a fine of over Rs 16 crore on Sanraa Media Ltd and its six officials in a matter related to manipulation of global depository receipts (GDRs). The order comes pursuant to an investigation conducted by Sebi in connection with several Indian companies that had issued GDRs in overseas market with the intention of defrauding Indian investors. Sebi found that ... Read More »

Google reportedly fires staffer in media leak crackdown

Google has reportedly fired an employee believed to be leaking to the media, as it placed two others involved with internal activism at the company on leave, according to a new report from Bloomberg News. TERMINATED EMPLOYEE SENT NAMES AND PERSONAL INFORMATION The publication writes that the terminated employee provided names and personal information of other employees to reporters. One of the ... Read More »

‘A circus and a hoax’: how rightwing media are covering impeachment

The Fox News offices in New York City on 11 October 2019. Photograph: Andrew Kelly/Reuters Televised public impeachment hearings on Donald Trump start on Wednesday and are likely to grip America with a litany of damaging testimony. Transcripts of private hearings already show witnesses testifying about the same basic scenario: Trump wanted Ukraine to investigate his potential rival in the 2020 election ... Read More »

Media persons say ‘we can’t show truth because we’ll lose our jobs’: Rahul

Mahendragarh: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he has no understanding of the economy, and claimed that the world is mocking India due to the BJP’s politics of pitting people against each other. As the poll campaign for the 90-member Haryana assembly entered the final lap, Gandhi stuck to the issues of economic ... Read More »

Stock market update: Nifty Media up 2%; Dish TV, Den Networks surge

Media stocks traded higher on NSE in the afternoon trade on Thursday. Shares of Dish TV India (up 8.28 per cent), Den Networks (up 4.91 per cent), Zee Entertainment EnterprisesNSE -0.64 % (up 4.78 per cent) and TV18 Broadcast (up 2.49 per cent) were the top gainers. Zee Media Corporation (up 2.27 per cent), Network 18 Media & Investments (up ... Read More »

Take a peek at the future of media and entertainment at Disrupt SF

Where does tech end and media begin? It can be hard to find the dividing line, particularly as tech companies move into the media business, and as big Hollywood blockbusters are increasingly created on computers. So even though TechCrunch’s Disrupt SF event (happening next week!!) is ostensibly a tech conference, we’ll have plenty of big names from the worlds of media and ... Read More »

Man, Woman Live Stream Suicide On Social Media In Punjab: Cops

Their bodies were found in the fields, police said (Representational) SANGRUR:  A young man and a woman shot themselves dead in Punjab’s Sangrur, streaming their suicide live on social media, police said Thursday. The alleged suicide took place at Gujjran village, about four kilometres away from Dirba town of Sangrur district, on Wednesday night, the police said. Their bodies were ... Read More »

US to use fake social media to check people entering country

US Citizenship and Immigration Services officers can now create fictitious social media accounts to monitor social media information on foreigners seeking visas, green cards and citizenship. An updated Homeland Security Department review of potential privacy issues dated July 2019 that was posted online on Friday essentially reversed a prior ban on officers creating fake profiles. A USCIS statement explaining the ... Read More »