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Editors Guild 'gravely concerned' over PCI failing to speak for press freedom in J-K

Today, the Editors Guild said that it expects the PCI Chairman C K Prasad to rescind his "unilateral decision", apparently taken without consulting Council members, to intercede in the case in the Supreme Court concerning extreme and unrelenting restrictions placed on the media in J&K.

Withdraw gag: Editors Guild to Finance Ministry on press entry restrictions

In a statement Wednesday, the Guild said it “has no dispute with the ministry that journalists should behave with restraint and responsibility while enjoying their access to the finance ministry” but “a blanket order is not the answer”.


Attempt to intimidate press: Editors Guild on FIR against journalist

The guild strongly condemned the use of criminal defamation and other provisions of the law against the media. It demanded that the Karnataka government must immediately ensure that the FIR is withdrawn.

Violence against journalists in West Bengal: Editors Guild asks GEC to take action

Physical attacks against journalists are always reprehensible, but particularly so during elections as they undermine fair media scrutiny of an election, the Guild said in a statement.

Editors Guild condemns AG's remark that media used 'stolen' Rafale documents

The Editors Guild of India said it was "perturbed" by the government's threats that criminal action would be initiated against journalists or lawyers who used these documents.

J&K govt has stopped advertisements in two newspapers, alleges Kashmir Editors Guild

"At a time when the democracy is in suspension, the KEG is seeking the attention of the Press Council of India and the Editors Guild of India to exercise their legal, ethical and professional mandate to intervene in the issue," the guild said in a statement.


Editors Guild on Rahul Gandhi's Modi interview remark: Labelling of journalists has emerged as 'favourite tactic'

"In the recent past, top BJP leaders, as well as those of AAP, have used unambiguously abusive expressions such as 'presstitute', news-traders, 'bazaaru' or 'dalals' for journalists," the Editors Guild said in a statement.

Misuse of power: Editors Guild on Karnataka Assembly sentencing journalists to prison

The Guild said, the right to try and sentence journalists for defamation vests with the courts of law and the Karnataka Legislative Assembly "cannot and should not misuse" its powers and privileges to conduct a trial and sentence any member of the press for libel.

Editors Guild expresses concern over CBI raids at Prannoy Roy's residence

The Editors Guild in its statement said, "Entry of police and other agencies into the media offices is a serious matter."

Editors’ Guild slams V K Singh’s use of ‘presstitutes’, Kejriwal attack on media

The Editors Guild of India on Monday urged people not to resort to vague and unsubstantiated charges against the media