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

Nov 13, 2013

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
US asks Egypt to respect media freedom

Jan 03, 2013

US asks Egypt to respect media freedom

Concerned over reports of restrictions on media in Egypt, US called the government to respect freedom of expression and free press in the country. #United States #Egypt #NewsTracker #Victoria Nuland #Freedom of Press

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US asks Egypt to respect media freedom

Jul 04, 2014

Freedom of the press came of age in NYC

Hamm: July 4 marks not only the day 13 colonies declared their independence, but also the birth of a new political system. And as every American knows, the right to criticize those in power is indispensable to our representative democracy...
US asks Egypt to respect media freedom

Jul 25, 2014

Dobie: Why don't all drivers take the 'E-Z' way?

I have a bifurcated relationship with lines. I accept them when they're unavoidable. And I avoid them whenever I can. Some things I don't mind waiting on line for -- like a great roller-coaster ride. But mostly I'm a devotee of Brazilian novelist Pau... #Connecticut #Paulo Coelho
US asks Egypt to respect media freedom

Jul 13, 2014

David Davis' devastating attack on our loss of privacy: This data law has nothing to do with catching terrorists - and everything to do with a lust for power

The last time the main parties got together in a closed room, we were on the edge of abandoning 300 years of press freedom. This time our privacy is under threat, writes DAVID DAVIS... #Connecticut #Paulo Coelho
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