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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 19, 2014

Iran's Jila Baniyaghoob on journalism, prison and Rouhani

Iranian journalist and activist says freedom of speech and the press have not improved one iota under the new administration Jila Baniyaghoob, a prominent Iranian journalist and womens rights activist, has a charisma that comes through even on an onl... #Iran #Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Centre looking to enact law to stop attacks on journalists: Javadekar

Sep 19, 2014

Armani displays his independent streak in vote for the free woman

The Emporio Armani collection previewed yesterday on the second day of Milan Fashion Week of women's wear previews for next summer and fall was a fashion battle cry. Giorgio Armani takes his inspiration where he can find it freedom and self-determina... #Emporio Armani #Armani #Europe #Bermuda #Giorgio Armani
Centre looking to enact law to stop attacks on journalists: Javadekar

Sep 18, 2014

Popular Venezuelan cartoonist fired over drawing

(AP) -- A popular cartoonist said she lost her job over her representation of the late Hugo Chavez's iconic signature as a flat-lined heartbeat to dramatize Venezuela's health care crisis. Award-winning Rayma Suprani said that she was fired by El Uni... #Venezuela #Hugo Chavez