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Press Council Condemns journalist's murder, demands SIT probe

Updated : Jun 10, 2015

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Category : India

Press Council Condemns journalist's murder, demands SIT probe

Strongly condemning the murder of a journalist who was allegedly burnt alive at Shahjehanpur in Uttar Pradesh, Press Council of India Chairman C K Prasad on Wednesday said it was an attack on freedom of press and demanded an SIT probe into the incident. #Uttar Pradesh #India #NewsTracker #Press Council of India #PCI #Freedom of Press #SIT probe #C K Prasad #Shahjehanpur #Journalist murdered
Veteran Chinese scribe Gao Yu sentenced to 7 years for leaking Communist Party papers

Updated : Apr 17, 2015

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

Veteran Chinese scribe Gao Yu sentenced to 7 years for leaking Communist Party papers

A court in Beijing on Friday sentenced veteran Chinese journalist Gao Yu to seven years in prison for leaking a top Communist Party document that outlined the leadership's resolve to aggressively curb civil society and press freedom. #China #NewsTracker #Chinese government #Freedom of Press #China Communist Party #Gao Yu
Paris attack: Why provoke, asks Kiran Bedi after gunmen attack Charlie Hebdo, kill 12

Updated : Jan 08, 2015

By : FP Staff

Category : World

Paris attack: Why provoke, asks Kiran Bedi after gunmen attack Charlie Hebdo, kill 12

While the entire world and social media were busy condemning the attack, former IPS officer Kiran Bedi tweeted backing the gunmen who shot at Charlie Hebdo. #kiran bedi #TweetFeed #Charlie Hebdo #Freedom of Press #al-Qaida #Paris attack #Paris Shooting #Prophet Cartoon
Iran extends Washington Post bureau chief's detention

Updated : Dec 04, 2014

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

Iran extends Washington Post bureau chief's detention

The Post said that Ali Rezaian, Jason Rezaian’s brother, said in an interview "there seems to be a disconnect" between elements of the Iranian government. #NewsTracker #Freedom of Speech #Iran #Washington Post #Freedom of Press #Jason Rezaian #Reporter detained #Yeganeh Salehi
Govt rules out interference in media, but wants 'self mechanisms' improved

Updated : Aug 08, 2014

By : hidden hidden

Category : Politics

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

Updated : Aug 06, 2014

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

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

Updated : Jul 15, 2014

By : Sandip Roy

Category : Politics

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

Updated : Jul 13, 2014

By : FP Staff

Category : India

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

Updated : Jun 08, 2014

By : hidden hidden

Category : Politics

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
Manish Tewari's Bill against 'paid news' is a waste of time

Updated : Nov 13, 2013

By : R Jagannathan

Category : India

Manish Tewari's Bill against 'paid news' is a waste of time

The I&B Ministry's Bill to deal with "paid news" is seemingly well-intentioned, but it is not going to achieve anything. It could even become a tool to harass publications that don't toe the line #InMyOpinion #Manish Tewari #Press #Freedom of Press #paid news #PRB Act