Media Law Prof Blog

Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Nepal Bans FM News Transmissions

Under a new ordinance, the Nepalese Government has banned news reporting by FM radio stations, according to a report in The Hindu. However, some stations continue to report news under the banner of "Activities" or "Highlights", according to the paper. Professional organizations have filed a writ in the Supreme Court, which is supposed to hear objections to the ordinance shortly.

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