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Exercise restraint in reporting communal tensions: Editors Guild of India to media houses
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Exercise restraint in reporting communal tensions: Editors Guild of India to media houses

In a statement here, the EGI said it was dismayed to note that due diligence has been found wanting in the evaluation and presentation of reports of the clashes between communities.

Kashmir Press Club row: What happened, why journalists are up in arms, what administration said
India

Kashmir Press Club row: What happened, why journalists are up in arms, what administration said

The Kashmir Press Club has been in news over the last few days after a group of journalists and newspaper owners took over the largest journalists’ body on 15 January in an apparent coup in the organisation.

'Travesty of all democratic norms': Editors Guild condemns targeted harassment of women journalists
India

'Travesty of all democratic norms': Editors Guild condemns targeted harassment of women journalists

EGI claimed that most of these attacks were targeted at those who were outspokenly critical of the government and the ruling party

Editors Guild urges PCI to withdraw advisory on publication of foreign content by Indian media
India

Editors Guild urges PCI to withdraw advisory on publication of foreign content by Indian media

In a statement, the guild said it is perturbed by the 'unprovoked' advisory issued by the Press Council of India on 25 November to the media

Editors Guild condemns recent attacks on journalists in Delhi and Bengaluru, urges authorities to act
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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 of India slams FIR against journalist over report on PM’s adopted village, says it will 'seriously undermine’ media freedom
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Editors Guild of India slams FIR against journalist over report on PM’s adopted village, says it will 'seriously undermine’ media freedom

The Editors' Guild of India on Friday described as an "overreaction" the filing of an FIR in Uttar Pradesh against a journalist over a report on the impact of the coronavirus-induced lockdown on a village

Supreme Court stays coercive action against Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami for three weeks
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Supreme Court stays coercive action against Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami for three weeks

It also said that Arnab Goswami can later file anticipatory bail plea in connection with the FIRs after three weeks and he should cooperate with the investigating agency.

SC to hear Arnab Goswami's petition today; plea seeks stay on FIRs lodged against him in multiple states
India

SC to hear Arnab Goswami's petition today; plea seeks stay on FIRs lodged against him in multiple states

The Supreme Court on Friday will hear Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami petition seeking that no coercive action should be taken on the first information reports (FIR's) filed against him across India from multiple states for allegedly defaming Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Bar and Bench reported.

Republic TV's editor Arnab Goswami and wife allegedly attacked on way home in Mumbai; police arrests two in connection
India

Republic TV's editor Arnab Goswami and wife allegedly attacked on way home in Mumbai; police arrests two in connection

Two persons were arrested on Thursday morning for allegedly attacking Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami and his wife Samyabrata Ray in Mumbai.

Editors Guild slams J&K enforcement agencies' action against journalists Masrat Zahra, Peerzada Ashiq, demands withdrawal of charges
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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

Coronavirus Outbreak: Editors Guild of India criticises govt stance on news coverage, objects to UP cops' action against The Wire
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Editors Guild of India criticises govt stance on news coverage, objects to UP cops' action against The Wire

In a statement published on Twitter, the Editors Guild of India stated that it finds the advice of the Supreme Court 'gratuitous and unnecessary.'

'Deplorable act': Editors Guild of India slams BJP IT cell head Amit Malviya's Twitter poll targetting Rajdeep Sardesai
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'Deplorable act': Editors Guild of India slams BJP IT cell head Amit Malviya's Twitter poll targetting Rajdeep Sardesai

The Editors Guild of India on Saturday issued a statement condemning BJP's Information Technology cell head Amit Malviya for putting up a Twitter poll targetting veteran journalist Rajdeep Sardesai.

Communication lockdown in J&K
India

Communication lockdown in J&K "draconian", says Editors Guild; journalist moves SC seeking lifting of restrictions on press in state

'The lockdown (in Kashmir) is almost total and draconian for the vibrant local media,' said a statement released by the Editors Guild of India on Saturday.

Spat between Nirmala Sitharaman, scribes over North Block 'gag' undermines credibility of media, govt
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Spat between Nirmala Sitharaman, scribes over North Block 'gag' undermines credibility of media, govt

Many journalists invited by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to her post-Budget dinner on Friday night have decided to boycott it in response to an order barring even government-accredited journalists access to the finance ministry’s North Block offices without prior appointments

Editors Guild of India urges govt to withdraw restrictions on access to finance ministry, criticises Nirmala Sitharaman's decision
India

Editors Guild of India urges govt to withdraw restrictions on access to finance ministry, criticises Nirmala Sitharaman's decision

Editors Guild of India urged the government to withdraw curbs that have reduced journalists’ access to officials in the finance ministry. Restrictions will confine journalists at the front of the main finance ministry building rather than allowing them to move freely within its corridors.

Editors Guild condemns finance ministry restricting entry of journalists into North Block, calls it 'gag on media freedom'
India

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.

Prashant Kanojia vs Yogi Adityanath: What's the Pulitzer-kind of journalism we are defending in name of press freedom here?
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Prashant Kanojia vs Yogi Adityanath: What's the Pulitzer-kind of journalism we are defending in name of press freedom here?

If, after what he has one, Prashant Kanojia is to be the face of India’s press freedom, there is a serious problem with the way the media has internalised that freedom.

Republic Day ban on Kashmiri journalists part of state government's longstanding effort to scare scribes into silence
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Republic Day ban on Kashmiri journalists part of state government's longstanding effort to scare scribes into silence

On Republic Day, several veteran journalists were denied entry into the stadium in Srinagar, where Khursheed Ganai, unfurled the National Flag and saluted it

Editor's Guild issues statement on barring of Kashmiri journalists from R-Day event; calls it 'State-sponsored attack on press freedom'
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Editor's Guild issues statement on barring of Kashmiri journalists from R-Day event; calls it 'State-sponsored attack on press freedom'

The Kashmiri journalist community, following this, boycotted the ceremony on Saturday in protest against the police action.