Editors Guild News
Editors Guild says 'deeply shocked' by UAPA against journalists reporting Tripura communal violence
Tripura Police on Saturday booked 102 social media account holders, including that of journalists, under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, for criminal conspiracy and forgery charges and served notices to the authorities of Twitter, Facebook and YouTube to freeze their accounts
Dangerous trend of government agencies 'intimidating' independent media must stop: Editors Guild on I-T 'surveys'
On 10 September, teams of IT officials visited the offices of NewsClick and Newslaundry and conducted investigations through the day
Pegasus snooping row: Editors Guild files plea in Supreme Court seeking SIT investigation
The guild in its apex court plea stated that journalists are tasked with enforcing the public's right to be informed, accountability and to an open and transparent government
Editors Guild condemns recent attacks on journalists in Delhi and Bengaluru, urges authorities to act
The Bengaluru incident highlights law enforcement's failure to maintain an environment where the media can function without fear, the guild said.
Editors Guild slams J&K enforcement agencies' action against journalists Masrat Zahra, Peerzada Ashiq, demands withdrawal of charges
The Editors Guild of India on Tuesday expressed concern over the "high-handed manner" in which the law enforcement agencies in Jammu and Kashmir used prevailing laws aganst The Hindu journalist Peerzada Ashiq and freelance photographer Mazrat Zahra
'Committment shouldn't be questioned': Editors Guild demands withdrawal of I&B Ministry's advisory asking TV channels not to air 'anti-national' content
The Editors Guild of India sought the withdrawal of a Ministry of Information and Broadcasting advisory asking all private television channels to desist from showing content that could incite violence or promote anti-national ideas
Editors Guild condemns finance ministry restricting entry of journalists into North Block, calls it 'gag on media freedom'
The Editors Guild of India on Wednesday issued a statement condemning the finance ministry's move to restrict entry of journalists into the North Block.
Editor's Guild condemns 'arrest' of journalist for tweet on Yogi Adityanath, says police action was 'misuse of laws'
Kanojia had shared a video on Twitter and Facebook where a woman is seen speaking to reporters of various media organisations outside the chief minister's office.
Editors Guild condemns physical attacks on journalists in West Bengal during phase 5 of elections, asks EC to take action
The Guild urges the EC to initiate necessary action against those who indulged in physical violence against journalists in West Bengal.
Editors Guild condemns AG KK Venugopal's 'threats' of action against The Hindu, urges govt not to curb media freedom
The Editors Guild said it was perturbed over such threats and that these would intimidate the media in general and curb its freedom to report and comment on the Rafale deal in particular.
Editors Guild of India responds to Rahul Gandhi's 'pliable' journalist jibe, says labelling scribes has emerged 'favourite tactic'
The Editors Guild of India on Thursday said it believes journalists should claim no immunity from healthy and civilised criticism, but at the same time their labelling has emerged as a "favourite tactic" on the part of the establishment to discredit, delegitimise and intimidate them.
Editors Guild of India suspends MJ Akbar, Tarun Tejpal over sexual misconduct charges; seeks response from Gautam Adhikari
The Editors Guild of India on Wednesday suspended the memberships of former Union minister MJ Akbar and ex-Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal over allegations of sexual misconduct.
Citing continued inclusion of Akbar, Tejpal, Gautam Adhikari on rolls, Mrinal Pande, Mythili Bhusnurmath resign from Editors Guild of India
Mrinal Pande and Mythili Bhusnurmath expressed their intention to quit the Editors Guild of India as MJ Akbar, Gautam Adhikari and Tarun Tejpal — three men accused of sexual harassment and assault — continued to be counted as members.
SC takes strong exception to Press Council, Editors Guild, Indian Broadcasting Federation failing to appear before it
The apex court also sought to know from the News Broadcasting Standards Authority (NBSA) about the action taken by them against media persons who have violated the statutory requirement under relevant laws while reporting incidents of rape and sexual abuse.
Shujaat Bukhari assassination: Media bodies urge Jammu and Kashmir govt to bring killers to book
Eleven media organisations on Sunday urged the Jammu and Kashmir government to bring the killers of senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari to book at the earliest, and institute an inquiry into the malicious campaign launched against the scribe before his murder.
Media houses must explain position on Cobrapost sting which alleged malpractices, says Editors Guild
The Editors Guild of India on Thursday expressed concern over web portal Cobrapost's sting which alleged malpractices by some media houses and urged media organisations to explain their position to the people.
Congress condemns ex-BBC journalist Vinod Verma's arrest in Chhattisgarh, says Modi govt is trying to gag media
Slamming the BJP for the arrest of senior journalist Vinod Verma, the Congress on Friday demanded his immediate release and a probe against the "Chhattisgarh minister being investigated by the journalist for alleged sex-related activities"
Gauri Lankesh murdered: Manipur journalists' union holds sit-in protest to condemn her killing
Senior journalist Gauri Lankesh was shot multiple times from close range in front of her Bengaluru residence on Tuesday by unidentified assailants who then fled on a bike.
NDTV India ban: Journalists associations unite to condemn move by govt
Journalists associations on Monday unanimously condemned the one-day ban on <em>NDTV India</em> news channel, terming it as a selective move by the government.
Editor's Guild asks Mehbooba Mufti to reconsider ban on newspaper Kashmir Reader
The Editor's Guild of India has asked the Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to look into the complaint of a daily newspaper published from the state which alleged it had arbitrarily been asked to cease publication.