In continuing with our discussion on how the city becomes a site for media regulations, in this module we will look at how cable television networks battles and piracy conflicts are fought between the state, the markets, the producers and distributors.
1) Documentation of World Information City by Shaina Anand
This article first appeared in “In the Shade of the Commons: Towards a Culture of Open Networks (ISBN-90-806-4523-0) and is published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.5 Netherlands License.
Link found here
2) Veena Naregal: " Cable Communications in Mumbai "
This article gives us a comprehensive account of the conflicts in cable television industry and the stakes involved in this conflict for the government, the MSOs and the small time cable Link found here
Recommended text: Commentary by Alternative Law Forum (ALF) on Public Broadcast Bill 2007 Link found here