Amid TRP scam, BARC pauses weekly ratings of news channels

15 oct 2020

Amid TRP scam, BARC pauses weekly ratings of news channels

TRP issue is ongoing against three channels- Republic, Fakt Marathi and Box Cinema. These ratings have been paused for three months. This will cover all Hindi, Regional, English and Business news channels. BARC will continue weekly ratings for news on States and languages.The technical committee will review the situation and arrive at a fruitful outcome. The agenda is to enable competition but in a healthy manner. The Supreme Court has directed Republic TV to approach to Bombay HC with its petition regarding TRP scam. Three people have been arrested so far in this case. The full form of BARC is Broadcast Audience Research Council.