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Given that news viewership is a small segment of overall viewership, even a small change in TRPs will mean a big swing in ad revenues(Hindustan Times)

Analysis | Should corporates take a stand on TV news?

By Lloyd Mathias
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 07:29 PM IST
A combination of a more robust sample by increasing the number of household meters and systemic checks need to be put in place
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Gone also are the days when the usually correct Doordarshan news bulletins would inform us without ever even pretending to entertain us.(HT Photo/For representation only)
Gone also are the days when the usually correct Doordarshan news bulletins would inform us without ever even pretending to entertain us.(HT Photo/For representation only)

Random Forays: We have to compel the media to change

By Vivek Atray | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2020 10:55 PM IST
It is a well-known fact that a large section of the mass media, particularly the electronic media, has gone berserk in seeking narrow gains, thereby forsaking larger objectives that should be its focus
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Contrary to all evidence, people continue to believe that newspapers can be a source of infection. This is wrong(HTPhoto)
Contrary to all evidence, people continue to believe that newspapers can be a source of infection. This is wrong(HTPhoto)

Social media is killing democracy

UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2020 02:56 PM IST
Print is in crisis. TV news has declined. Social media, with its fake news and lies, dominates
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Famous Doordarshan newsreader Salma Sultan playing a Yamaha synthesizer.(Mayank Austen Soofi / HT Photo)(HT file photo)
Famous Doordarshan newsreader Salma Sultan playing a Yamaha synthesizer.(Mayank Austen Soofi / HT Photo)(HT file photo)

Iconic Doordarshan news anchor, Salma Sultan, walks the ramp at 72

By Asian News International | New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2019 05:14 PM IST
Salma Sultan is best remembered for her news reading and her signature style, a beautiful rose neatly tucked below her ear and her unique saree-draping style.
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BJP leader and former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj passed away at the age of 67 on Tuesday after suffering from a cardiac arrest.(PTI File Photo)
BJP leader and former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj passed away at the age of 67 on Tuesday after suffering from a cardiac arrest.(PTI File Photo)

Brother remembers Sushma’s visits on Rakhi

By Sunil Rahar | Hindustan Times, Rohtak
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2019 09:37 PM IST
Grief-stricken Raj Singh said he chose not to rely on TV news and hoped against hope that she was alive.
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HT Poll Results BB12 : Dipika Kakar leads the race while Sreesanth is second with a small margin.
HT Poll Results BB12 : Dipika Kakar leads the race while Sreesanth is second with a small margin.

Bigg Boss 12 winner is Dipika Kakar with Sreesanth as close second, says HT poll

By Ruchi Kaushal | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2018 07:05 PM IST
Bigg Boss 12 Finale: The HT poll results indicate Dipika Kakar as the probable winner of BB12 finale, to be held on Sunday, December 30. However, Sreesanth is not far behind.
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