ABP News

ABP News is a Hindi television news channel and website that is one of the more prominent privately owned satellite television channels in India. Its history of ownership and collaborations not only reflects India’s shift from public broadcasting to private news media but also demonstrates conflicts between the state and media over information networks. Since the start of the 21st century, the number of independent news media outfits in India has shown tremendous growth, even though the 2010s also witnessed the state exerting more pressure to consolidate this apparently diverse landscape in its favor. This entry discusses the history of ABP News and its place in the Indian television news landscape.

ABP News, in its current form as a free-to-air Hindi news channel, only came into ...

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