M.S.Yatnatti Editor Property Politics
THE INFORMATION DEPARTMENT SHOULD NOT SHUT THE DOORS OF VIDHAN SOUDHA TO “WEB PORTALS EDITORS” AND“ONLINE JOURNALISTS”
by Admin User - Wednesday, 11 November 2020, 05:58 PM
 

By: M.S.Yatnatti: Editor and Video Journalist Bengaluru: The information department need to accredit web portals and permit entry to Vidhan Soudha Bengaluru to online journalist and web journalist of Daily News Web Portals despite they come in electronic media and 10 passes each need to be given to each electronic media portal and these web portals fulfills 2009 media accreditation rules and Vidhan Soudha Pass issuing rules. The director of information cannot refused to issue passes to online journalist and web journalists .Vidhan soudha is public building and denial of issue of passes means department does not want to disseminate information to public which is prime duty of information of department. The director information department issues passes only to print media and this director does not want to encourage digital transformation of information department. Daily news portals are within the definition of “electronic media” and they are running Daily media portals since several years and months and entire content is available on the web portals. As per rules and policy of Information department 10 Vidhan Soudha passes can be made available to each “electronic media” online journalist or web journalist .In the definition of “electronic media” Broadcast or storage media that take advantage of electronic technology. They may include television, radio, Internet, fax, CD-ROMs, DVD, and any other medium that requires electricity or digital encoding of information. The term 'electronic media' is often used in contrast with print media.