Advertising Regulation• Advertising regulation refers to the laws and rules defining the ways in which products can be advertised in a particular region. Rules can define a wide number of different aspects, such as placement, timing, and content.
Regulatory Council• News Broadcaster Association (NBA)• Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI)• Broadcasting Content Complaints Council (BCCC)• All India Advertising Association (AIAA)
Overview• There are several self regulatory bodies in India which are managing by Indian Broadcasting Federation (IBF).• Indian Broadcasting Federation established in 1999 is Indias premium apex organization of television broadcasters.
Indian Broadcasting Federation• IBF promotes the interests of the Indian Television Industry and working as a clearing of ideas for this rapidly growing industry.• Its consists of major broadcasters with more than 250 TV Channels.• Its protect and promoting the interests of its members and freedom of electronic media in the worlds largest democracy.
News Broadcaster Association• The News Broadcasters Association (NBA) represents the private television news & current affairs broadcasters.• It is an organization funded entirely by its members.• The NBA presents a unified and credible voice before the Government.
Objective• To promote, encourage, develop, protect• To promote awareness• to have a common platform/forum for their member• To promote the growth of friendly relations• To protect all its members from persons
Sections via NBA• Section 1 – FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES• Section 2 – PRINCIPLES OF SELF REGULATION
Legislation• Important Acts & Rules issued by Ministry of I&B: – Press And Registration Of Books Act 1867 Press – Council Act , 1978• Prasar Bharti – Prasar Bharati (Broadcasting Corporation Of India) Act, 1990 – Sports Broadcasting Signals Ordinance, 2007
Contd..• Cable Television Network• DTH Services• The Sports Broadcasting Signal• Foreign Direct Investment in Print Media• Telecom related Acts and Legislations• IPTV
News Broadcasting Standards• Who can Make a Complaint?• How to Make a complaint?• What Can I Complain About?• What Will Happen to Your Complaint?
Viewers and Complaints Guide• A Guide to the Complaints Process of the News Broadcasting Standards Authority• News Broadcasting Standards Authority
Complaint FormDetails of Complaint Please complete these detail in fullName of BroadcasterProgramme Title / BroadcastItemProgramme date: dd/mm/yrTime of Broadcast
Contd..Complainant(s) Please complete these details in full.SurnameFirst NameMr. / Mrs. / Ms.AddressDaytime Phone No.:Mobile No.:Email (if applicable)Fax Number (if applicable)
Complaint Redressal• It is a two tier mechanism. As per Regulations, the complainant has to first make a complaint to the concerned broadcaster(s). If the broadcaster(s) has not responded or the complainant is not satisfied or the grievance is not redressed, the complainant can then file a complaint before the Authority.
Board of Directors Name DesignationMr K.V. L. Narayan Rao President Mr. Barun Das Vice PresidentMr. Ashok Venkatramani Honorary Treasurer Mr G. Krishnan Executive Director Mr. Sunil Lulla Managing Director Rajat Sharma ChairmanMr. Saikumar Ganapathy Group COO Balasubramanian