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TV News Channels in India: Business, Content and Regulation

Author - | Published - 2015

This is the first book on TV news in India providing perspectives of 11 authors with a statistical history of 10 years of TV news trends. The book is based on CMS Media Lab's data bank of nearly 90,000 hours of prime time programmes of prominent TV news channels-Aaj Tak, ABP News, Zee News, DD News, CNN-IBN and NDTV 24x7.The book examines the era of explosive growth of TV news channels in India from the eyes of TV news professionals, critics, researchers and academicians with national and international perspectives. It provides insights on policy and regulation, and investigates important aspects of ownership of Indian TV news channels. It highlights structural issues of TV news in India and presents analytical case studies on the coverage of entertainment and corruption in TV news channels.