TRAI Recommendations on Media Ownership

On this blog, we have often discussed how issues of media ownership and control (starting with the case of Sakal Papers, as far back as 1960), have implications for the freedom of speech and expression. With Reliance’s takeover of Network18, concerns have grown more acute. In this context, TRAI has released a set of recommendations on the point. These have been expertly summarised by Medianama, here. Both are well worth a look.

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