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Mexico Continues To Be Deadly For Journalists; Two More Scribes Are Latest Causality

Mexico Continues To Be Deadly For Journalists; Two More Scribes Are Latest Causality

18 January 2022

Mexico: The two latest killings of scribes marked grim start to 2022 in the country, considered one of the most dangerous places for reporters outside active war zones.

When A Daylight Coup At Press Club Misses Official WhatsApp And Gmail

When A Daylight Coup At Press Club Misses Official WhatsApp And Gmail

16 January 2022

Opposition leaders call the take over of the Kashmir Press Club by a new body, a 'state-sponsored coup'. A group of people came into the press club with armed...


State Force Should Never Be Used To Browbeat Political Opinion, Journalists: SC

The bench said that no doubt by the very nature of the job required to be performed by the political class, at times their exchanges may get heated. “But it...

Srinagar’s Press Colony Being Evacuated Of Press

Srinagar’s Press Colony Being Evacuated Of Press

22 November 2021

“It was a lovely place. All the romance of free journalism was there. Now it is being slowly dismantled,” a senior journalist said about Press Enclave also...


Press Club of India Demands Case Dropping Of Tripura Police Against Two Women Scribes

"The Press Club of India strongly condemns the detention and harassment of two Delhi-based women reporters, Samriddhi Sakunia and Swarna Jha by Tripura state...

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01 November 2021
Mexican Journalist Dies Of Injuries Days After Being Shot

Mexican Journalist Dies Of Injuries Days After Being Shot

Mexican magazine founder Alfredo Cardoso had been kidnapped and shot several times before he was found and hospitalized. He is the ninth journalist killed in...


11 January 2022
How Art Uplifts Journalism By Lending Soul To The Story

How Art Uplifts Journalism By Lending Soul To The Story

Art is a form of thinking. In a world where ‘fake news’ dismantles ‘facts’, art is another way to uphold the storytelling that is journalism’s soul.


01 January 2022
Dalai Lama Hails Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov For Winning Nobel Peace Prize

Dalai Lama Hails Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov For Winning Nobel Peace Prize

Dalai Lama said he was happy to learn that this year's prize had been given to the two journalists for their efforts to defend freedom of expression.


01 January 2022
Nobel Peace Prize 2021 Awarded To Journalists Maria Ressa And Dmitry Muratov

Nobel Peace Prize 2021 Awarded To Journalists Maria Ressa And Dmitry Muratov

The journalists have been awarded Nobel Peace Prize for their fight for freedom of expression.


10 January 2022
Courts Should Penalize Those Who Register Baseless Cases: Andaman Journalist After HC Quashed FIR

Courts Should Penalize Those Who Register Baseless Cases: Andaman Journalist After HC Quashed FIR

The Calcutta High Court in its judgement held that the FIR against journalist Zubair Ahmed was sheer abuse of process of law and the allegations on him of...


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10 January 2022
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.


10 January 2022
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.


10 January 2022
Global Media Watchdogs Demand Thorough Probe Into Danish Siddiqui’s Killing In Afghanistan

Global Media Watchdogs Demand Thorough Probe Into Danish Siddiqui’s Killing In Afghanistan

Global media watchdogs and rights group Amnesty have also urged the authorities to do more to protect members of the press.


11 January 2022
‘Journalist Not Expected To Dramatise’: Allahabad HC Denies Bail To Reporter

‘Journalist Not Expected To Dramatise’: Allahabad HC Denies Bail To Reporter

Journalist Shamim Ahmad is accused of abetting a mentally and financially distressed man to commit suicide, and filming it outside the UP Assembly complex.


11 January 2022
After A Long Wait, Pulitzer Prizes To Be Announced Today

After A Long Wait, Pulitzer Prizes To Be Announced Today

The announcement of the prizes was originally scheduled for April 19 but was postponed to June by Pulitzer Prize Board.


11 January 2022
J-K Police Registers FIR Against Journalist For WhatsApp Status On 2006 Wular Lake Tragedy

J-K Police Registers FIR Against Journalist For WhatsApp Status On 2006 Wular Lake Tragedy

A police statement said that an FIR was lodged against 'one person namely Sajid Raina', for his WhatsApp status on May 30, saying it 'attracts investigation...


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11 January 2022
Farewell I.A. Rehman (1930 – 2021): Pakistan’s Awakener Who Fell Asleep

Farewell I.A. Rehman (1930 – 2021): Pakistan’s Awakener Who Fell Asleep

His lifelong relationship with the protection of human rights and freedom of expression will be remembered forever in the history of Pakistan.


12 January 2022
Two Sports Journalists, Woman Handball Player Killed In Afghanistan

Two Sports Journalists, Woman Handball Player Killed In Afghanistan

The strife-torn nation has seen number of attacks on journalists, players and social activists in the last few months with Afghanistan's Free Media Watch...


12 January 2022
J-K Police Ban Live Coverage Of Encounters, Law-And-Order Situations

J-K Police Ban Live Coverage Of Encounters, Law-And-Order Situations

It is an attack on freedom of press, say journalist bodies


19 January 2022
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...


19 January 2022
Manipur Journalist Paojel Chaoba First To Be Sent Notice Under New Digital Media Rules

Manipur Journalist Paojel Chaoba First To Be Sent Notice Under New Digital Media Rules

The Manipur-based journalist Paojel Chaoba was earlier arrested under the Unlawful Atrocities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) and Section 124A (sedition)


19 January 2022
Clooney Foundation For Justice To Monitor Trial Of Arrested Kashmiri Journalist

Clooney Foundation For Justice To Monitor Trial Of Arrested Kashmiri Journalist

Kashmiri journalist Sultan has been booked under the anti-terror Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) on charges of supporting a militant group and...


19 January 2022
UP Government Tells SC It Will Consider Allowing Video Chat Between Kerala Journalist And Mother

UP Government Tells SC It Will Consider Allowing Video Chat Between Kerala Journalist And Mother

Kapil Sibal, appearing for the journalists' body, said that the mother of Kappan was unconscious and was wanting to see her son.


19 January 2022
Nidhi Razdan, Phishing, And Three Hard Lessons

Nidhi Razdan, Phishing, And Three Hard Lessons

Phishing has become such a sophisticated form of social attack that even seasoned journalists are taken for a ride.


19 January 2022
Impartial Media – The Truth Lies Only In 'Both-Sides' Journalism

Impartial Media – The Truth Lies Only In 'Both-Sides' Journalism

A comparison that ‘both-sides’ journalism inherently allows is infinitely more trustworthy and credible than the one-sided ‘righteous’ fare some of us...


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Mexico Continues To Be Deadly For Journalists; Two More Scribes Are Latest Causality

Mexico Continues To Be Deadly For Journalists; Two More Scribes Are Latest Causality

Mexico: The two latest killings of scribes marked grim start to 2022 in the country, considered one of the most dangerous places for reporters outside active war zones.

18 January 2022
When A Daylight Coup At Press Club Misses Official WhatsApp And Gmail

When A Daylight Coup At Press Club Misses Official WhatsApp And Gmail

Opposition leaders call the take over of the Kashmir Press Club by a new body, a 'state-sponsored coup'. A group of people came into the press club with armed policemen and declared themselves, the 'new management.'

16 January 2022
State Force Should Never Be Used To Browbeat Political Opinion, Journalists: SC

State Force Should Never Be Used To Browbeat Political Opinion, Journalists: SC

The bench said that no doubt by the very nature of the job required to be performed by the political class, at times their exchanges may get heated. “But it should not explode. We are sure difference in perceptions can be expressed in better language,” it said in its order uploaded today.

13 January 2022
Srinagar’s Press Colony Being Evacuated Of Press

Srinagar’s Press Colony Being Evacuated Of Press

“It was a lovely place. All the romance of free journalism was there. Now it is being slowly dismantled,” a senior journalist said about Press Enclave also known as Mushtaq enclave and press colony of Srinagar.

22 November 2021
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