BUSINESS

Did NDTV fall for this magic number of 1.25 crore or 1250 crore houses?

What NDTV started as a minor mistake of replacing a dot in a figure, turned things turtle. It all began with NDTV tweeting Narendra Modi’s statement about the number of houses built by the government so far. Attributing the fact to PM, the NDTV tweeted: “Over 1250 crore houses have been set up. People have celebrated Diwali in their new homes. ...

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BJP not top advertiser but top brand in TV ads

Quoting a BARC report, major news publishers including the Economic Times had published that BJP is the top TV advertiser. Here’s the news item:   But the truth is, as per the BARC list for top 10 brands, BJP is on top of the list with 22,099 insertions, just behind the tenth top advertiser Marico Ltd. that had put out 22,195 ...

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