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VIDHAN SOUDHA PASSES NEED TO BE GIVEN TO “WEB PORTALS” AND “ONLINE JOURNALISTS”

 
 
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VIDHAN SOUDHA PASSES NEED TO BE GIVEN TO “WEB PORTALS” AND “ONLINE JOURNALISTS”
by System Administrator - Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 11:57 PM
 

By: M.S.Yatnatti: Editor and Video Journalist Bangaluru: : R. Roshan Beg ,Hon'ble Minister for Information and Infrastructure and Haj has to recommendhis department to change the rules and issue passes to entry in Vidhan Soudha Bangalore 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 . Hon'ble Minister for Information has taken no action on the information director for denial of passes to web portals . Despite Hon'ble Minister for Information and Infrastructure and Haj order to issue Vidhan Soudha passes to editor and journalist of web portals as per existing rules the director information department has declined to issue passes of Vidhan soudha to web portals. The director cannot refused it and his denial to issue passes will be taken very seriously by 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.