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Editors Guild Anguished At Closure Of Kashmir Press Club, Says It’s Latest In Sequence Of Disturbing Events

Editors Guild Anguished At Closure Of Kashmir Press Club, Says It’s Latest In Sequence Of Disturbing Events

The Editors Guild of India is deeply anguished by the shutting down of the Kashmir Press Club by the Government of Jammu and Kashmir, on January 17, 2022.

18 January 2022
Jammu & Kashmir Administration Withdraws Kashmir Press Club Premises

Jammu & Kashmir Administration Withdraws Kashmir Press Club Premises

The administration said it was concerned over the situation that had arisen due to the "unpleasant turn" of events involving two warring groups using the...

17 January 2022

Govt Agencies Used To Suppress Free Press: Editors Guild On IT Raids At Dainik Bhaskar

In a statement, the EGI said that it is concerned that government agencies are being used as a coercive tool to suppress free and independent journalism.

Govt Agencies Used To Suppress Free Press: Editors Guild On IT Raids At Dainik Bhaskar

Govt Agencies Used To Suppress Free Press: Editors Guild On IT Raids At Dainik Bhaskar

In a statement, the EGI said that it is concerned that government agencies are being used as a coercive tool to suppress free and independent journalism.

23 July 2021

Muslim Man's Assault Video: Editors Guild Condemns FIR Against Journalists, Seeks Immediate Withdrawal

The EGI said, 'this wanton use of the law' to criminalise reporting and dissent to harass independent media was condemnable.

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15 April 2021
Declare Journalists As Frontline Workers, Vaccinate Them On Priority: Editors Guild To Govt

Declare Journalists As Frontline Workers, Vaccinate Them On Priority: Editors Guild To Govt

'News media is included in essential services. Therefore, it will only be fair that journalists be given this cover of protection,' the statement said.


09 March 2021
Delhi HC Seeks Centre's Reply On Plea Challenging New IT Rules

Delhi HC Seeks Centre's Reply On Plea Challenging New IT Rules

The HC was hearing a petition filed by the Foundation for Independent Journalism which said that the new IT Rules issued on February 25 are palpably illegal in...


06 March 2021
Editor’s Guild Expresses Concern Over New Media Ethics Code

Editor’s Guild Expresses Concern Over New Media Ethics Code

‘Various provisions in these rules can place unreasonable restrictions on digital news media, and consequently media at large,’ the Guild said. .


12 February 2021
EGI Demands Probe After Webinar Gets Spammed With Obscene Comments, Songs

EGI Demands Probe After Webinar Gets Spammed With Obscene Comments, Songs

Within a few minutes of the webinar starting, it saw participation from people who first started posting music videos and then shared obscene comments.


10 February 2021
Editors Guild Of India Condemns ED Raids At Delhi-Based News Portal

Editors Guild Of India Condemns ED Raids At Delhi-Based News Portal

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday carried out searches at eight premises of the news portal—NewsClick and at those of its promoters and editors.


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04 December 2020
'Khalistani', 'Anti-National' Labels On Farmers Marring Credibility: Editors Guild

'Khalistani', 'Anti-National' Labels On Farmers Marring Credibility: Editors Guild

The body also advised media organisations to be fair and balanced in reporting the protests.


23 November 2020
Patricia Mukhim Case Reflection Of Threat To Freedom Of Speech In India, Says Editors Guild

Patricia Mukhim Case Reflection Of Threat To Freedom Of Speech In India, Says Editors Guild

The criminal complaint was filed in response to her Facebook post in July 2020 over a skirmish between tribal and non-tribal youth in Lawsohtun at a basketball...


21 November 2020
Editor’s Guild A Cozy Club, Don’t Want To Be Part Of Toothless Body: Patricia Mukhim

Editor’s Guild A Cozy Club, Don’t Want To Be Part Of Toothless Body: Patricia Mukhim

Editor of Shillong Times, Patricia Mukhim, speaks to Outlook about criminal charges against her.


19 November 2020
Editors Guild Of India Raises Concern Over Attacks On Scribes In Assam

Editors Guild Of India Raises Concern Over Attacks On Scribes In Assam

Journalists in Assam have been subjected to mob attacks, intimidation and threats


13 November 2020
‘We Can’t Condone Police Action On Any Journalist’

‘We Can’t Condone Police Action On Any Journalist’

Not talk about Arnab Goswami? That was not an option, says Seema Mustafa, president, Editor’s Guild. That would only have imperilled all other unfairly...


09 November 2020
Editors Guild of India Writes To UP CM Over Press Freedom In The State

Editors Guild of India Writes To UP CM Over Press Freedom In The State

Listing out instances of harassment of journalists in the state, the letter said the Guild was keen to send a team to Lucknow to discuss ways to ensure their...


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08 November 2020
Editors Guild of India Mulls Sending Fact-Finding Teams To  J&K, UP, Odisha

Editors Guild of India Mulls Sending Fact-Finding Teams To J&K, UP, Odisha

The move assumes significance in the wake of escalating arrests and attacks on journalists across the country in recent months.


07 November 2020
'We Questioned The Way Goswami Was Arrested, We Didn't Demand His Release'

'We Questioned The Way Goswami Was Arrested, We Didn't Demand His Release'

Seema Mustafa, President of Editors Guild of India (EGI), spoke to Outlook about the recent spate of arrests of journalists across the country and her views on...


12 July 2021
If Arnab Is Bad, State Vendetta Is Worse

If Arnab Is Bad, State Vendetta Is Worse

It’s a larger malaise that threatens the country’s media, with Arnab being the latest victim. In all certainty, he won't be the last.


04 November 2020
Editors Guild 'Shocked To Learn' Of Arnab Goswami's Arrest, Issues Statement Condemning The Action

Editors Guild 'Shocked To Learn' Of Arnab Goswami's Arrest, Issues Statement Condemning The Action

The press body calls upon the Chief Minister of Maharashtra to refrain from misuse of power against the Republic TV journalist.


17 October 2020
Editors Guild Of India Gets Its First Elected President

Editors Guild Of India Gets Its First Elected President

The Editors Guild of India held elections for its new office-bearers this Friday, signaling a marked departure from its earlier practice of being guided by...


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