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Thursday, August 13, 2020



Be careful while sharing social media posts: Pranab Mukherjee

August 25, 2019 10:17 pm

Addressing the gathering of journalists, Pranab Mukherjee said that whenever he reads newspapers, he is assured that the report has been edited and verified, which is not the case with social media posts.

‘We’re almost extinct’: China’s investigative journalists are silenced under Xi

July 14, 2019 7:12 pm

Despite the political climate, a small group of investigative journalists are fighting to keep their profession alive, publishing stories on social media and overseas outlets.

Sri Lankan soldier arrested for attack on newspaper editor 10 years ago

July 08, 2019 5:22 pm

The incident was one of the attacks against media during the former regime of then president Mahinda Rajapaksa between 2005 and 2015.

Attempt to intimidate press: Editors Guild on FIR against journalist

May 29, 2019 5:15 pm

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 It demanded that the Karnataka government must immediately ensure that the FIR is withdrawn.

Supreme Court judgment on Rafale deal diminished judiciary's credibility: Arun Shourie

February 08, 2019 10:14 pm

Arun Shourie said: "Journalism has been reduced to taking opinions from two sides. That's all. Rest have become instrument of government propaganda. No effort is made to read and get the facts..."

Sabarmati Jail to start journalism course for inmates

October 06, 2018 2:33 am

A total of 20 inmates have been selected for it.

Mark Tully to get Red Ink Award

May 15, 2018 5:38 am

In a statement, the Mumbai Press Club, said Mark Tully has been recognised for his “long and outstanding contribution to Indian journalism”.

Real news

April 04, 2018 4:03 pm

With elections on the horizon, Smriti Irani's announcement amounted to a barefaced attempt to muzzle the press and chill dissent. It betrayed a mindset that seeks control through blacklisting, a primitive strategy presumed to have been left behind in the dilapidated ruins of the Emergency

Our key role is to keep saying there’s more to the world than social media will tell you: BBC Director Tony Hall

February 25, 2018 6:59 am

BBC director Tony Hall said, "I am not certain that print will disappear. People were saying that the radio will die, cinema will die... I take Mark Thompson’s (the NYT CEO’s) point that we got to adapt our business models, but I’m not pessimistic about this. Because I think quality wins."

Aghast at efforts of NIA to define working of a journalist: Kashmir Editors Guild

February 20, 2018 10:08 pm

KEG reiterated that Kamran Yousuf “has been a news photographer who was freelancing with various media outlets”. The editors sought his early release and have continuously insisted that Yousuf requires a fair trial.