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No Jurisdiction Over Electronic Media, Social Media, TV Channels: Press Council Of India

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The Press Council of India (PCI) has released a press release and clarified that it has no jurisdiction over electronic media, TV news channels, social media.

“Electronic media, TV news channels, social media i.e. Whatsapp/ twitter/Facebook do not come under the jurisdiction of the Press Council of India”, said in a press release.

It further said that it can exercise powers on newspaper, news agency, journalist or editor under Section 14 of the Press Council of India Act, 1978.

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