Business  /  Published 31.05.21

Big bucks in short video clips

Remember Virat Kohli’s 47-ball 72 for Royal Challengers Bangalore against Rajasthan Royals in this season’s Covid-truncated IPL. Or take Mohamed Salah’s top-10 goals for Liverpool in...
By Pinak Ghosh in Calcutta

India  /  Published 23.03.21

OTTs: Pending pleas in HCs stayed

  The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed proceedings pending before several high courts across the country on pleas related to regulation of over-the-top (OTT) platforms. A bench headed by Justice...
By Our Bureau, Agencies

Opinion  /  Published 14.03.21

Shut down

Sir — It is worrying to note the sudden crackdown on television content being streamed on online platforms after the new OTT regulation rules were announced. Recently, a furore was created over ...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 10.03.21

Bad news: regulating media

In the age of communication, a government cannot be faulted for attempting to get the message right. The problem, however, arises when an elected government seeks to spread only its word — dress...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 05.03.21

'Pornography shown on OTTs at times'

The Supreme Court on Thursday said that some OTT platforms were screening pornography and backed monitoring of content, asking the government to place before it within a day the recent rules regulatin...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


India  /  Published 04.03.21

Pornography glare on 'some' OTT platforms

The Supreme Court on Thursday said that few over-the-top (OTT) platforms show some kind of pornographic content at times and there should be a mechanism to screen such programmes. A bench headed by J...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.02.21

Digital media: concern over super-blocker rule

A rule in the new digital media code that grants emergency powers to the Union information and broadcasting secretary  to block online content without having to hear out the platforms has trigger...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 27.02.21

Iron fist in velvet gloves: Digital media code

The architects of New India have at their disposal formidable powers of transformation that would make Houdini nervous. Worryingly, the agenda behind these changes is often cleverly couched in benign ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 25.02.21

‘Code of ethics’ leash on OTT giants, digital media

The government has announced tough new rules to crack down on fake news, “unlawful” content and sexually explicit material as it seeks to rein in media giants like Twitter, Facebook and Wh...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 23.02.21

Discovering cinema in the late 1970s

I’ve been watching a lot of films on the various OTT platforms. Besides showing you new films, platforms such as MUBI also allow you to take your pick from old favourites and classics that you&r...
By Ruchir Joshi


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