Little exercise and heavy use of electronic media could lead to health risks in kids

Researchers have shown that low levels of physical activity combined with heavy use of electronic media and sedentary behaviour are linked to an increased risk for type 2 diabetes and vascular diseases already in 6-8 year-old children.

Too much electronic media can lead to poorer well being in children

A new study suggests that use of electronic media, such as watching television, using computers and playing electronic games, can lead to poorer well-being in children.

Politicians not a threat to media: Omar Abdullah

Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said politicians aren`t as much of a threat to the "independent media" as "spare cash" being used to "mop up" electronic and print media groups.

Shinde`s remarks directed at BJP`s `paid team`: Congress

Amid an uproar over Sushilkumar Shinde`s threat to "crush" the electronic media, Congress on Tuesday said his statement was directed at BJP`s "paid team".

Azad slams electronic media for not propagating UPA`s policies

Ghulam Nabi Azad on Sunday criticised the electronic media for not propagating UPA government`s family welfare and health programmes on their channels.

Kids’ still addicted to digital media but total `screen time` decreased: Study

As kids are getting addicted to smartphones and other digital devices, a new study has revealed that their overall `screen time` has reduced over the last two years.

Self-regulation is no regulation: Katju

"Self regulation" as practised by the electronic media is a "ploy" to escape accountability, Markandey Katju on Wednesday claimed.

`Breaking news syndrome hinders fight against terrorism`

Corporatisation, politicisation and trivialisation of the Indian electronic media are hindering the fight against terrorism in India, said Lt General (Retd) SS Mehta.

Electronic media can`t substitute serious publications: Ansari

Vice President Hamid Ansari said there remains a demand for serious publications on topical issues to quench the thirst of people seeking in depth analysis of daily news.

Katju pitches for bringing electronic media under PCI purview

Pitching for bringing the electronic media under the ambit of Press Council of India, its Chairman Markandey Katju said he took up the issue with the PM.

Advani concerned over `sensationalism` in media

Expressing concern over "sensational
presentation of news", LK Advani said that it is the electronic media which has to be blamed for it.

Bangalore violence: HC notices to Centre, media

Karnataka High Court on Thursday ordered
issue of notices to Union government, Information and
Broadcasting Ministry, the state government, print and
electronic media.

`Electronic media ignoring CPI poll coverage`

The party today filed a complaint with the Election Commission, demanding setting up of the committee comprising a
retired justice of the SC.

`Electronic media should be under PC’s purview`

Press Council chairman Markandey Katju thought TV debates were frivolous.

Cop, six others get 7-yr jail term for dacoity, blackmailing

A local court has
sentenced a head constable and six other persons, mostly from
electronic media, to seven years rigorous imprisonment for
dacoity and blackmailing.

Cong forms panel to present its case in electronic media

Congress formed a panel of 15 senior leaders to present its case effectively in the
electronic media in the wake of the party facing one controversy after another.

Cong forms panel to present its case in electronic media

Congress formed a panel of 15 senior leaders to present its case effectively in the
electronic media in the wake of the party facing one controversy after another.

Commission to study electronic media sought

The Press Council of India on Sunday
said a Commission should be set up to study the functioning of
the electronic media to ensure they do not "cross the limits"
while covering news.