International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 12, Part D (2015)
News content scenario of Prasar Bharati
Bichitrananda Panda, Narendra Tripathi
Prasar Bharati is the only public service broadcaster of India. The British India government while ruling India establish radio in the name of Indian Broadcast Council then after it renamed as All India Radio in 1936. Doordarshan as a part of All India Radio stands as the first audio visual media of India in 1959. In the year 1962 during china war the government of India understand the role of both and All India Radio and Doordarshan and then committee after committee formed for the autonomy of both the organizations. After a long discussion of three decades Prasar Bharati bill 1990 introduced in the parliament and the bill being converted to Prasar Bharati Act 1990. Then after the formation of PB Act the central government again setup new committees to establish an autonomous broadcasting corporation of India called Prasar Bharati in 1997. Just after establishment of Prasar Bharati under the ministry of Information and Broadcasting Doordarshan and All India Radio are works under the guideline of Prasar Bharati Act. Prasar Bharati as a leading organization in the field of Indian electronic media telecasts informative and authentic news by the various wings of Doordarshan and All India Radio. AIR News and DD News are the premier news unit of Prasar Bharati that provide news service all across India. The news content scenario of the public broadcaster of India is all ways news as it happens, authentic, non-sensational and non-commercial but some time it is bias in supporting the ruling party in the centre and government of India.
How to cite this article:
Bichitrananda Panda, Narendra Tripathi. News content scenario of Prasar Bharati. International Journal of Applied Research. 2015; 1(12): 261-266.