ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Broadcast Regulation: Narrow Consultations, Indifferent Results

Yet another attempt - the fourth in a decade - at introducing regulation of the broadcast industry has come a cropper, as before because of opposition from powerful media groups. However, the larger issue is that the government continues to define public ownership of the airwaves (as decreed by a Supreme Court judgment) in very narrow terms and what goes by the name of public consultations on the text of draft legislation is also narrow.

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