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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

Aug 19, 2014

News Corporation's marriage of convenience with the Press Council looks shaky

Attacks on the Press Council reflect the conveniently shifting opinions of news media publishers to the political environment rather than fundamental questions of press freedom Continue reading..... #News Corporation Limited #Fairfax Media #Australia
Centre looking to enact law to stop attacks on journalists: Javadekar

Aug 18, 2014

SC Ports again seek cruise terminal permit

(AP) -- Nearly a year after a judge tossed out a permit for a $35 million cruise terminal in Charleston, the South Carolina Ports Authority is once again seeking federal permission for the project. Documents provided The Associated Press through the ... #South Carolina #Army Corps of Engineers #Charleston, SC
Centre looking to enact law to stop attacks on journalists: Javadekar

Aug 17, 2014

James Risen calls Obama 'greatest enemy of press freedom in a generation'

Journalist refuses to reveal source of story about CIA operation Presidents support for press freedom called hypocritical Continue reading..... #Central Intelligence Agency #Barack Obama #James Risen #United States #Eric Holder