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CMS National Roundtable Discussion Series on Proposed Draft Broadcast Bill

Author - | Published - 2006

The Supreme Court of India had suggested in its landmark judgement in 1995 that broadcasting should have an independent regulator. The campaign spearheaded by the news media against the proposed draft of the Bill, even before it was put to public debate, and the way the media moguls rallied against any legislation for broadcasting is what made CMS organize the roundtable discussion with broadcasters, experts, academicians and civil society leaders. A summary of the proceedings is presented in this study.