historic in shaping the media landscape established in 1952 by the Govt of India under Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

Key Recommendations

Led to the formation of Press Council of India in 1966 Improvement of conditions for journalists

Second Press Commission

1978 appointed in the wake of the Emergency period (1975-77). chaired by PC Goswami first and then KK Mathew (due to change in govt)

Key Recommendations

focus on development social responsibility addressing new tech


Renewed focus on ethical practices recommendations for working journalists addressing media concentration