I&B Ministry warns news channels against airing promotional programmes
Thursday, April 20, 2017, 4:30 PM
The I&B Ministry has warned the news channels against airing promotional programmes in the format of regular news items. “It has come to the notice of the Ministry that some TV channels are indulging in telecasting the advertisements/promotional programmes including those of Institutions/Organizations offering educational/financial solutions or solutions for medical problems, etc. which are masqueraded as news items thereby misleading audience,” the Ministry said.