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Dhruba Sharma

The author is vice-chairman of Mega Max Digital TV Pvt Ltd

Why Nepali TV operators should ban false and divisive content

Published On: July 15, 2020 07:50 PM NPT By: Dhruba Sharma

Following the decision of Nepali cable service providers to stop airing some Indian news channels in Nepal last week, a leading newspaper ran a report decrying the unofficial ban on private Indian news channels. The free speech advocates were saying ‘content’ must be left to ‘viewers' discretion’.