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Editors Guild of India


Declare journalists frontline workers, get them vaccinated on priority: Editors Guild to Centre

April 15, 2021 7:15 pm

In a statement, the Guild said news organisations have been relentlessly covering the pandemic, elections, and other current affairs in an effort to ensure that the flow of news and information to readers continues unabated.

Jan 26 violence: Editors Guild slams FIRs against journalists

January 30, 2021 4:20 am

In a statement on Friday, the Guild said it “strongly condemns the intimidating manner in the way in which the Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh Police have registered FIRs against senior editors and journalists”.

'Reflection of larger threat to freedom of speech': Editors Guild on case against Meghalaya journalist

November 22, 2020 8:57 pm

Earlier this week, the journalist, Patricia Mukhim, had resigned as a member of the Editors Guild, in protest against what she called the organisation’s “complete silence” on her case.

After UP, Editors Guild writes to Assam CM on safety of journalists

November 19, 2020 9:00 pm

The Guild pointed out the “growing incidence of violence against journalists” in the state and that “they have been subjected to mob attacks, intimidation, and threats, which is vitiating the environment necessary for the functioning of an independent media”.

In letter to UP CM, Editors Guild calls for protection of press freedom, withdrawing cases against journalists

November 09, 2020 8:20 pm

"In the recent past, several incidents have come to fore, which raise deep concerns on the space for free, fearless and independent journalism in Uttar Pradesh," the Guild said in a letter to Adityanath. 

Seema Mustafa elected president in first polls to Editors Guild

October 18, 2020 2:25 am

Sanjay Kapoor, editor of Hard News was elected general secretary, and Caravan magazine editor Anant Nath took over as the guild’s treasurer.

Editors Guild says Delhi Police questioning Express journalist is misuse of criminal laws to intimidate

May 14, 2020 5:30 am

The Express journalist had been issued a notice on May 10 after he reported that the police had found that there was a possibility of an audio clip of leader of Tablighi Jamaan Maulana Saad may have been doctored. Delhi Police asked Manral to join the probe on May 10.

Editors Guild expresses concern about police 'high-handedness' obstructing media functioning

March 26, 2020 9:14 pm

In a statement, the Guild said the job of the police was not to impede journalists' work, especially under the current circumstances, but to facilitate their functioning.

Editors Guild slams BJP's IT cell head for 'offensive' online poll on journalist

December 28, 2019 5:58 pm

Malviya conducted a poll on his Twitter handle on Friday, asking whether "Rajdeep Sardesai should handle PR for ISIS." He gave four options for Twitter users to vote -- agree, strongly agree, disagree and he is irreleva

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

August 27, 2019 8:55 pm

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.