Freedom of press
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Jun 10, 2015
Press Council Condemns journalist's murder, demands SIT probeStrongly 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.
Apr 17, 2015
Veteran Chinese scribe Gao Yu sentenced to 7 years for leaking Communist Party papersA 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.
Jan 08, 2015
Paris attack: Why provoke, asks Kiran Bedi after gunmen attack Charlie Hebdo, kill 12While 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.
Dec 04, 2014
Iran extends Washington Post bureau chief's detentionThe 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.
Oct 06, 2014
Iran: Wife of Washington Post reporter freed, husband still detainedThe two were detained along with two other journalists on July 22. The two other reporters were later freed.
Aug 08, 2014
Govt rules out interference in media, but wants 'self mechanisms' improvedCommitting 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.
Aug 06, 2014
No new details on detained Washington Post reporter, says Iran officialRezaian, his wife, Yeganeh Salehi and two photojournalists were detained 22 July in Iran's capital, Tehran.
Jul 15, 2014
Rana Ayyub vs DNA: Understanding the new rules of digital journalismThere 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.
Jul 13, 2014
Newspaper pulls down article critical of Amit Shah, Twitter outragesThe social media was outraged after the DNA newspaper pulled down an article by journalist Rana Ayyub criticisng the newly appointed BJP President Amit Shah
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.