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Journalists' groups write to I&B Minister against new accreditation guidelines

February 11, 2022 8:36 pm

The letter, with the subject “Protest by the journalists against the new guidelines” was written by the Press Club of India’s president and secretary general.

Is the EU doing enough to protect journalists?

October 16, 2021 10:02 pm

Maltese reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed in a car bomb attack in 2017. Four years later, the EU has pledged to strengthen the safety of journalists. Many, however, feel these promises won't be enough.

Chennai: Former BJP national secretary H Raja uses derogatory term for mediapersons

September 28, 2021 5:57 pm

Raja, who has a habit of accusing the media of bias towards parties and leaders not affiliated with BJP, Monday called media personnel ‘presstitutes’ during a press meet.

Russian journalists meet a crackdown with dark humor, and subscribers

August 23, 2021 11:42 am

The “foreign agent” designation has practical consequences, including effectively driving away business partners. It also forces journalists to attach the 24-word disclaimer to their work, even their personal social media posts. And it comes with echoes of a dark, Stalinist past.

Myanmar: Military arrest two more journalists

August 22, 2021 8:39 pm

Two more reporters have fallen victim to Myanmar's crackdown against independent journalism. Around 100 journalists have been arrested since the coup.

Yogi Adityanath hands over Rs 10 lakh each to kin of dead journalists

August 01, 2021 3:43 am

These journalists include former bureau chief of India Today Subhash Mishra and TV Today’s Rohit Sardana.

4 journalists at shut Hong Kong paper charged with collusion

July 22, 2021 9:52 am

Apple Daily's Executive Editor-in-Chief Lam Man-chung, Associate Publisher and Deputy Chief Editor Chan Pui-man and editorial writers Fung Wai-kong and Yeung Ching-kee were charged with collusion, weeks after the newspaper was forced to cease publication and its assets were frozen.

Karnataka declares journalists as 'frontline workers'; scribes to be vaccinated on priority

May 05, 2021 6:37 am

Earlier Punjab, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh had announced free vaccination for journalists.

Study finds people want more than watchdogs for journalists

April 14, 2021 5:44 pm

Half of the public embraced the principle that it's important for the media to give a voice to the less powerful, according to the survey, and slightly less than half fully supported the roles of oversight and promoting transparency.

Booked for promoting communal disharmony: Haryana journalists up in arms over FIR against news portal founder

April 10, 2021 11:38 pm

Rajesh Kundu, who runs a news portal -- ‘The Ink’ -- and also works for a TV channel from Hisar, was booked Friday over a post on Facebook that was also shared through WhatsApp.


Imposing sedition charges on Kanhaiya is condemnable: Owaisi

February 17, 2016 2:14 pm

Hyderabad, Feb 17 (ANI): All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Asaduddin Owaisi on Wednesday reacted over the JNU incident by saying that the raising anti-national slogans were objectionable but imposing sedition charge is condemnable. He also asked the Centre to probe the attack on journalists.

Rajnath assures security of journalists

February 17, 2016 2:13 pm

New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Briefing the media after the meeting with Home Minister Rajnath Singh regarding the attack on journalists outside the Patiala House Court on Monday, Broadcasters Editors' Association General Secretary NK Singh said the Home Minister has assured that the responsibility for security of journalists on field coverage will be given to the police force present on spot. He further said that police stood as a silent spectator while journalists were being thrashed outside the PH Court.

Lawyer says not ashamed of sloganeering in Supreme Court

February 17, 2016 9:30 am

New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Lawyer Rajeev Tadac, who allegedly raised ‘Vande Mataram’ and ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’ slogans during a hearing in the Supreme Court, on Wednesday, said he is not ashamed of doing so. However, Tadac apologised in the court after being reprimanded by a judge. The lawyer, along with his colleagues, had disrupted the Supreme Court proceeding regarding journalists and students being thrashed by BJP leaders outside the Patiala House Court on Monday.

Japanese carmaker Nissan showcases future technology

January 21, 2016 3:32 pm

Yokohama/Los Angles, Jan 21 (ANI): Japanese carmaker Nissan recently invited 59 journalists, bloggers and car club members from six countries in Asia and Oceania. As part of the Nissan 360 Asia and Oceania event, the guests visited the global headquarters of Nissan in Yokohama city. Participants from Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, New Zealand and Australia joined together to experience what Nissan is all about. Starting from the Nismo Festival held at Fuji racetrack, where 35,000 Nissan race fans congregated at the foot of Mt Fuji. Nissan 360 event is aimed for the participants to get know and experience a wide perspective about the Nissan brand. The event's theme is "Discover Nissan" - Guests experienced firsthand new and future product and technology through the six-day-long program. Participants experienced Nissan heritage tours at the memorial cabinet in Japan's Zama city. The Nissan 360 event program has been designed to understand Nissan from all destinations - its past, present and future. Participants also received the state-of-the-art technology introduction in Nissan Advanced Technology Development Center. The test ride was the showcase of Nissan's latest and greatest vehicles for both road and track use as well as concept models that will soon hit the roads. The Nissan 360 event has received a very favorable reception from the participants. Nissan will to continue the event to communicate and promote to the motor fans.