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Asianet News celebrates glorious 25 years of broadcast

NEW DELHI: In 1993, journalist Shashi Kumar and his businessman uncle Reji Menon launched Asianet, one of the very first private television channels not just in Kerala but in India as a whole. The arrival of Asianet to the market was warmly welcomed by Keralites, as the channel offered an all-new...

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The news must go on! How news channels work during lockdown

MUMBAI: A deft usage of virtual technology means is helping news broadcasters to stay afloat and produce the round-the-clock fresh content amid the spectre Covid2019 pandemic. Be it getting a live link from reporters or getting a guest for a live debate show, news channels have taken recourse to...

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News channels under lockdown burden

The extension of nation-wide lockdown has affected the business of news broadcasters which are burdened with increased operating costs and less advertisement revenues. The government has put the news channels under the essential services category.

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The show must go on! When news anchors broadcast live from homes

The COVID-10 pandemic has virtually thrown every aspect of human life out of gear. The television media, in particular the news genre, teetered on the brink of breakdown in the face of an unprecedented lock-down. But, as they say, the show must go on.

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Govt lifts ban on Kerala TV channels

MUMBAI: The Central Government on Saturday lifted the 48-hour ban on transmission or re-transmission of Malayalam television channels Asianet News and Media One. While the ban on Asianet News was lifted at 1.30 am, the prohibition on the other TV channel was lifted at 9.30 am on Saturday. Earlier,...

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