Friday, Feb 03, 2023

freedom of press


China defends expulsion of journalists, accusing US of prejudice

March 18, 2020 9:42 pm

The number of affected journalists at the papers, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post _ is at least 13 and could be higher depending on how broadly the group is defined, said the Foreign Correspondents' Club of China, or FCCC.

Threatening media

July 08, 2019 1:51 am

The July 4 editorial in Dawn raises important questions about the conditions of possibility and implications of such a discourse against the media, which are relevant across South Asia, including in India.

New Year's Eve party in Times Square to cheer for press freedom

December 29, 2018 10:06 pm

Two attacks, in particular, weighed on organizers as they discussed in autumn whom to give the honour of initiating the ceremonial ball drop just before midnight, according to Tim Tompkins, president of the Times Square Alliance.

Where anything goes

May 29, 2018 7:37 am

Message of Cobrapost sting: Media subservience to power, its contempt for the citizen.

A new TRP philosophy

May 03, 2018 12:05 am

Rights and responsibilities must be harmonised for the sake of democracy. It would be appropriate for the media to dedicate itself to the promotion of Truth in a Responsible and Professional manner.

PIB Accreditation: Why it matters to journalists

April 04, 2018 1:25 am

The PIB accreditation card has two important advantages. First, in certain events involving the President and Prime Minister, and other Ministers, only PIB accredited journalists are allowed entry. Second, accreditation allows a journalist to protect her sources.

Russian media law poses threat to free press -U.S. State Department

November 29, 2017 10:30 am

The law, signed by President Vladimir Putin on Saturday, allows Moscow to force foreign media to brand news they provide to Russians as the work of “foreign agents” and to disclose their funding sources.

Gauri Lankesh’s murder puts focus on press freedom, climate of impunity towards journalists

September 09, 2017 12:58 pm

India: the country with the freest press in South Asia still manages to rank as the 13th most dangerous country in the world for journalists, as per CPJ's global Impunity Index.

Plea to refrain media: No High Court relief for Yuvraj Singh

June 07, 2015 1:00 pm

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh, had sought directives to media houses to refrain from reporting about the personal lives of his family.

Govt committed to safeguard freedom of press: Prakash Javadekar

August 08, 2014 7:03 pm

Referring to the phenomenon of paid news, Javadekar said people know about its reality.