Posts Tagged vulgarity

Should the State Regulate the Media?

Should the state control or regulate the media? Or would it be better to leave it to self-regulation by the industry? Such issues have been debated earlier, but the present Chairman of the Press Council of India has opened it once again. Public opinion on the subject is sharply divided. One shade of opinion is […]

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Can’t Make Industry Of Freedom Of Speech

The Government of India in the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting  proposes to recast guidelines for television channels to curb content considered vulgar, obscene, anti-national or hurtful to any community. The Broadcast Editors’ Association has come out with strong opposition to this move. Advocacy groups for freedom of speech and expression, civil liberties, other citizen […]

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