Why in news?
Justice A.K. Sikri has been appointed as the Chairperson of the News
Broadcasting Standards Authority.
About News Broadcasting Standards Authority:
- It is an independent body set up by the News Broadcasters Association.
- Its task is to consider and adjudicate upon complaints about broadcasts.
- The nine-member authority comprises of a Chairperson, being an eminent
jurist; four eminent persons having special knowledge in related fields; four eminent editors employed with a broadcaster.
- This authority lays down the Code of Ethics and Broadcasting Standards.