Reining in the ‘Big Boys’: Explicating the Australian Media Revolution

Scott Morrison’s government passed the News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code Bill, which mandates Google and Facebook to pay publishers for the news content they display on their platforms. With a series of private agreements, backroom deals and threats of total shutdowns, the Australian conundrum seems to have been quelled . However, its aftershocks are being felt across democracies that are now confident in their efforts to rein in the ‘Big Boys’

Over the Top (OTT) Platform and Tech Laws: The Tale and the Telling of Netflix & Chilling

Whether OTT Platform can be regulated by exciting tech laws/technological jurisprudence of India or there is a need for amendment/new legislation or Rules? The author discusses this in the light of new OTT rules and guidelines released by the government back in February 2021. The blog also compared the international trend along with assessing the possibility of self regulatory code.

Analyzing the South Korean Cultural Wave 

With the rise of K-pop, K-dramas and Korean Cinema, this article seeks to analyze Hallyu, or the South Korean Cultural Wave as a soft power tactic by the country to rebrand itself as a rising eastern power in the world stage. It looks at the role this wave plays in political diplomacy, especially with countries like the US, China, Japan, and North Korea to maintain a position in the East Asian region.

THE RES BRIDGE TO SUSTAINABILITY – A PATH TO FIGHT FAST-PACED CLIMATE CHANGE

With climate change and global warming in strong motion, the world is trying to find ways to bring back the green environment and improve sustainability, thus ensuring a bright future for the coming generations. Renewable energy sources are an important step towards achieving this. Various Indian companies are putting their best foot forward to prevent climate change, and the fact that they are thriving in the financial market, be it through investor attraction or shares, shows society’s mindset towards a green, sustainable future.

Environmental Casteism: An Overdue Apology We Owe To Ecology And Victims Of Caste

In the second article of the two part series on Environmental Injustice, Noor Sharma and Ashika Thomas talk about the implications of the injustice in India, promoted through the existing caste system. They will be viewing environmental casteism in conjunction with geography, disaster relief, and labour; discussing how the rights of underprivileged communities in India are often sidelined. The article discusses the interplay of power and influence in areas which at first, appear to be devoid of it. The authors feel that voicing such instances of environmental exploitation and discrimination is integral to battling both.

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