Australia now has a national television station to promote the culture of its indigenous people. National Indigenous Television (nitv) was launched in Sydney on July 16. The service will start

There is something not-so-comical about our comic channels. A recent study says Nickelodeon, the popular entertainment channel, is spreading junk food among kids through its advertisements. Center

If the ministry of information and broadcasting has its way, television programmes in India will start wearing quality tags very soon. A new set of guidelines, to come in July 2007, asks broadcasters

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has refused to renew the licence of a television channel regarded as an institution in his country, raising fears that the Venezuelan leader is fast turning despot.

The Supreme Court has stepped into the dispute between dth provider Tata Sky and Sun tv. It has directed the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (tdsat) to adjudicate whether or

The Delhi High Court has directed the Centre to take a decision on the beaming of ads with racist overtones. The ads in question were telecast by Nimbus Communications Limited, owner of the tv


AT ITS inception in the 1830s, the photograph was regarded "the pencil of nature'. Photographic images were perceived as direct and unmediated transcriptions of reality. Those were the halcyon days