Five reasons why media monopolies flourish in India (Smarika Kumar , Jan 12, 2015 in Scroll.in)

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While walking to work one day, I saw an advertisement for CNBC-TV18 proclaiming, “We have stood for Indian business news. We stand for an India that means business.” With the Reliance takeoverand editorial tutoring of CNN and CNBC affiliate news channels, that double-edged statement acquires an amusing and disquieting connotation. Has India been reduced to news favouring big business? What is the government doing about it?

Here are five serious problems with the law regulating media monopolies in India.

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