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Centre to introduce legislation to manage digital media: I&B Minister Anurag Thakur

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Centre to introduce law to regulate digital media: I&B Minister Anurag Thakur

By PTI

JAIPUR: Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur have stated the Centre is engaged on a invoice to manage digital media.

He stated there was once one-way communication of stories earlier, however with the event of digital and digital media, communication of stories has develop into multi-dimensional.

Now even small information of a village reaches the nationwide platform by way of digital media, he stated on Wednesday.

In an announcement, Thakur stated the federal government has left a lot of the print, digital, and digital media to self-regulation.

“Digital media presents opportunities as well as challenges. To have a fine balance, the government will see what can be done on this. I would say that changes have to be brought in law, and we will bring that to make your work simple and easy. We are working to introduce a bill,” Thakur stated at an occasion organised by the Hindi information every day Mahanagar Times.

Thakur additionally that the method of registration of newspapers might be simplified and the central authorities will quickly convey a brand new legislation to switch the 1867 Press and Registration of Books Act.

Under the brand new legislation, will probably be doable to finish the registration course of, which now takes about 4 months, in per week by way of on-line mode.

The minister additionally stated newspapers ought to convey the “right news” earlier than most people on the “proper time.

He stated together with the shortcomings of the federal government, public welfare schemes and insurance policies of the federal government ought to attain to the frequent folks.

He urged the media to do its work “responsibly” and keep away from creating an environment of “concern and confusion.

Thakur assured journalists that the Centre takes care of their pursuits and added that monetary help was supplied to households of the journalists who died of Covid.

JAIPUR: Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur have stated the Centre is engaged on a invoice to manage digital media.

He stated there was once one-way communication of stories earlier, however with the event of digital and digital media, communication of stories has develop into multi-dimensional.

Now even small information of a village reaches the nationwide platform by way of digital media, he stated on Wednesday.

In an announcement, Thakur stated the federal government has left a lot of the print, digital, and digital media to self-regulation.

“Digital media presents opportunities as well as challenges. To have a fine balance, the government will see what can be done on this. I would say that changes have to be brought in law, and we will bring that to make your work simple and easy. We are working to introduce a bill,” Thakur stated at an occasion organised by the Hindi information every day Mahanagar Times.

Thakur additionally that the method of registration of newspapers might be simplified and the central authorities will quickly convey a brand new legislation to switch the 1867 Press and Registration of Books Act.

Under the brand new legislation, will probably be doable to finish the registration course of, which now takes about 4 months, in per week by way of on-line mode.

The minister additionally stated newspapers ought to convey the “right news” earlier than most people on the “proper time.

He stated together with the shortcomings of the federal government, public welfare schemes and insurance policies of the federal government ought to attain to the frequent folks.

He urged the media to do its work “responsibly” and keep away from creating an environment of “concern and confusion.

Thakur assured journalists that the Centre takes care of their pursuits and added that monetary help was supplied to households of the journalists who died of Covid.