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Government issues media advisory in wake of recent terror attack in J&K

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New Delhi, Feb 15
The Government has requested all Private Satellite TV channels to adhere to the guidelines issued from time to time on the coverage of terror attack in J&K.

Following is the text of advisory.

On various occasions in the past, this Ministry has issued advisories for Private Satellite TV channels to broadcast content strictly in adherence to the Programme and Advertising Code as prescribed in the Cable Television Networks (Regulations) Act, 1995 and the rules framed thereunder.

In light of the recent terrorist attack, TV Channels are adviced to be particularly cautious with regard to any content which:

(i) is likely to encourage or incite violence or contains anything against maintenance of law and order or which promotes anti national attitudes: and /or (ii) contains anything affecting the integrity of the nation: and ensure that no such content is telecast which is violative of these Codes.

All private satellite TV channels are requested to ensure strict compliance of the above.

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