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Govt rules out interference in media, but wants 'self mechanisms' improved

Aug 08, 2014

Govt rules out interference in media, but wants 'self mechanisms' improved

Committing to safeguard the freedom of press, Government today ruled out any interference in media but wanted "self mechanisms" to be improved to maintain accountability and responsibility of the fourth pillar of democracy. #India #Media #NewsTracker #Indian media #Press #Freedom of Press #Prakash Javadekar
No new details on detained Washington Post reporter, says Iran official

Aug 06, 2014

No new details on detained Washington Post reporter, says Iran official

Rezaian, his wife, Yeganeh Salehi and two photojournalists were detained 22 July in Iran's capital, Tehran. #NewsTracker #Freedom of Speech #Iran #Washington Post #Freedom of Press #Reporter detained
Rana Ayyub vs DNA: Understanding the new rules of digital journalism

Jul 15, 2014

Rana Ayyub vs DNA: Understanding the new rules of digital journalism

There is a cautionary tale in the Rana Ayyub vs DNA drama. But chances are it will get drowned in the competing din of Amit Shah loyalists belligerent about what they see as character assassination or Modi-foes who see the death knell for dissent. #Narendra Modi #DNA #Freedom of Press #Amit Shah #Rana Ayyub #Harini Calamur #Digital journalism in India
Newspaper pulls down article critical of Amit Shah, Twitter outrages

Jul 13, 2014

Newspaper pulls down article critical of Amit Shah, Twitter outrages

The social media was outraged after the DNA newspaper pulled down an article by journalist Rana Ayyub criticisng the newly appointed BJP President Amit Shah #social media #BJP #Twitter #Freedom of Press #Amit Shah #Rana Ayyub
Centre looking to enact law to stop attacks on journalists: Javadekar

Jun 08, 2014

Centre looking to enact law to stop attacks on journalists: Javadekar

"We have earned the press freedom, we did not get it for free. We have gone through a lot of struggle. This (freedom of press) is the essence of democracy and it needs to be preserved. The Modi government is committed towards full freedom to media and that is our principle because we believe in it," Javadekar said. #BJP #Mumbai #TheySaidIt #journalists #Freedom of Press #Prakash Javadekar #Red Ink awards #law to protect press #attacks on press

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Centre looking to enact law to stop attacks on journalists: Javadekar

Sep 22, 2014

News reporter quits job on-air after revealing medical marijuana business

A television reporter quit her job on live TV with a big four-letter flourish after revealing she owns a medical marijuana business and intends to press for legalization of recreational pot in Alaska. After reporting on the Alaska Cannabis Club on Su... #Colorado #Alaska #Facebook
Centre looking to enact law to stop attacks on journalists: Javadekar

Sep 21, 2014

The Guardian readers editor on press freedom in Sisis Egypt

In the Egyptian media I found an apparent lack of concern over the detention of political opponents and the jailing of journalists Continue reading..... #Egypt #Africa #Muslim Brotherhood
Centre looking to enact law to stop attacks on journalists: Javadekar

Sep 23, 2014

TV reporter was pot noodle - bosses

TV bosses have apologised after a reporter quit her job with a four-letter flourish during a live broadcast. KTVA's Charlo Greene reported on the Alaska Cannabis Club - then revealed to viewers that she owned the medical marijuana business and intend... #Washington #Colorado #Alaska