Overcoming The Challenges Of Demonetisation FM Radio Registering Noticeable Growth

FM Radio

The media and entertainment industry seems to be slowly overcoming the blues of demonetisation and the new GST regime. Different verticals and players within those verticals in the industry will definitely not have the same rate of progress. One of the verticals, private FM radio, is slowly coming to terms and has staged a bit of a recovery, going by…

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ZEEL Scraps 9X Media Acquisition

ZEEL

Owing to non-completion of certain material conditions, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL) has terminated its deal to acquire music broadcaster 9X Media. ZEEL, on 6 October 2017, had entered into an agreement to buy 9X Media and INX Music from New Silk Route (NSR) and other shareholders for an all-cash deal of Rs 160 crore. In a release to the…

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Youtube Shows Concerns About Conspiracy Videos

Conspiracy Videos

In a recent appearance by YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki at the South by Southwest Festival, she suggested that YouTube is countering the conspiracy-related videos that have been spreading like wildfire on the platform — including videos telling viewers that high school senior and Parkland, Fl. survivor David Hogg is an actor. Specifically, Wojcicki outlined YouTube’s plans to add “information cues,” including…

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Google Maps Adds Wheelchair Accessible Route

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Maps has a pretty solid set of data for taking transit from here to there, but anyone with a physical disability knows it isn’t quite that simple. Some stations may be wheelchair-unfriendly, have out-of-service elevators, that kind of thing. A new update to the service adds an option for you to specify a wheelchair-accessible route — though that’s just a…

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The Uprising Of Digital Media Makes Govt. Think About Regulatory Framework For Online Content

digitalmedia content

The government is planning to put in place a regulatory framework for social media and online content, said Union minister of information and broadcasting Smriti Irani. Stating that present regulations governing digital media are “not clear” with regard to news and broadcast content material, Smriti Zubin Irani, Union minister for information and broadcasting, said that her ministry is working on…

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The Future of Solar Energy in India

Solar Energy in India

India, with its booming economy and humongous population of over 1 billion, has always faced shortage of energy. Even though the country is among the largest producers of electricity in the world, it is hardly ever able to meet the electricity requirements of its ever-so-rapidly increasing population. At present, almost 53% of India’s energy requirements are met with coal; going…

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