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Editors Guild says 'deeply shocked' by UAPA against journalists reporting Tripura communal violence
India

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

J&K Police searches four journalists' homes; raid possibly related to 'anti-national' blog post, say sources
India

J&K Police searches four journalists' homes; raid possibly related to 'anti-national' blog post, say sources

Raids were conducted at the residences of editor-in-chief of a weekly magazine, a reporter working for a Turkish media outlet, a freelance reporter and a reporter who has been associated with several local publications

Uttar Pradesh announces Rs 10 lakh aid for families of journalists who died due to COVID-19
India

Uttar Pradesh announces Rs 10 lakh aid for families of journalists who died due to COVID-19

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that the government is committed to providing all support to journalists and will continue to encourage them

Dr Kota Neelima urges all states to make COVID treatment free for scribes, kin; suggests walk-in vaccination
India

Dr Kota Neelima urges all states to make COVID treatment free for scribes, kin; suggests walk-in vaccination

In April, the institute's Rate The Debate initiative found that as many as 52 journalists had succumbed to the virus in 28 days alone

Chiranjeevi announces free vaccination drive for Telugu cinema artists, film journalists above age of 45
Entertainment

Chiranjeevi announces free vaccination drive for Telugu cinema artists, film journalists above age of 45

Chiranjeevi started Corona Crisis Charity last year in order to help industry workers and artists affected during the lockdown.

Three women working for Afghan news outlet gunned down in Jalalabad by Islamic State affiliate
World

Three women working for Afghan news outlet gunned down in Jalalabad by Islamic State affiliate

The women’s deaths come at a perilous time for Afghanistan as security around the country continues to decline and the US' planned withdrawal of troops on 1 May looms

As a tech journalist, my life is a meme right now
News & Analysis

As a tech journalist, my life is a meme right now

My life right now is "How It Started" vs "How It's Going" meme not at all in the Naomi Osaka and Simone Biles way!

Journalists write to Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel over assault on scribes in Kanker, demand magisterial inquiry
India

Journalists write to Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel over assault on scribes in Kanker, demand magisterial inquiry

On 26 September, editor of Bhumkal Samachar, Kamal Shukla, was beaten up outside a police station while he had gone to cover an attack on a young journalist

In major role reversal, global leaders call on Donald Trump's USA to protect journalists amid ongoing unrest
World

In major role reversal, global leaders call on Donald Trump's USA to protect journalists amid ongoing unrest

Attacks against journalists covering demonstrations against racial injustice have prompted foreign governments to call on US authorities to respect press freedom and protect reporters, both local and foreign

J&K Police defend FIRs against 3 scribes, say two were booked for making seditious comments on online, one for instigating violence
India

J&K Police defend FIRs against 3 scribes, say two were booked for making seditious comments on online, one for instigating violence

The Jammu and Kashmir police on Thursday defended filing of cases against three journalists in the valley saying two of them have been booked for making seditious and incendiary comments on social media.

Google waives Ad Serving fee for 5 months to support news partners during COVID-19 crisis
News & Analysis

Google waives Ad Serving fee for 5 months to support news partners during COVID-19 crisis

Google News Initiative has launched Journalism Emergency Fund to provide urgent aid to small, medium and local news publishers.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Stanford University and Google launch COVID-19 Case Mapper to aid local journalists
News & Analysis

Coronavirus Outbreak: Stanford University and Google launch COVID-19 Case Mapper to aid local journalists

Stanford University’s Big Local News and Pitch Interactive in collaboration with the Google News Initiative have come up with the COVID-19 Case Mapper to help journalists.

Delhi violence: Journalists beaten, shot at as police, Centre, state govt scramble to control situation; I&B ministry cautions against 'anti-national' content
India

Delhi violence: Journalists beaten, shot at as police, Centre, state govt scramble to control situation; I&B ministry cautions against 'anti-national' content

As the toll in the violence that gripped northeast Delhi for the third consecutive day on Tuesday rose to 13, the Ministry of Information and Broadcast issued an advisory to news channels saying that "be particularly cautious" with content that is likely to "encourage or incite" violence or that "promotes anti-national or communal attitudes". The advisory also said that programmes should refrain from airing content that "contains attacks on religious communities".

China revokes three Wall Street Journal reporters' credentials after newspaper declines to apologise for column calling Beijing 'real sick man of Asia'
World

China revokes three Wall Street Journal reporters' credentials after newspaper declines to apologise for column calling Beijing 'real sick man of Asia'

China has revoked the press credentials of three journalists with the Wall Street Journal after the newspaper declined to apologise for a column with a headline calling China the 'real sick man of Asia,' the foreign ministry said.

Srinagar journalists demonstrate against police action on colleagues at anti-CAA protest, call for end to harassment of scribes
India

Srinagar journalists demonstrate against police action on colleagues at anti-CAA protest, call for end to harassment of scribes

Journalists in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar protested on Wednesday against the alleged police action on their colleagues while they were covering a student protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA)

Academicians, writers, journalists condemn FIRs against Miyah poets: 'Labels will only sharpen Assam's brittle faultlines, create conditions for ethnic, communal violence'
India

Academicians, writers, journalists condemn FIRs against Miyah poets: 'Labels will only sharpen Assam's brittle faultlines, create conditions for ethnic, communal violence'

On 10 July 2019, an FIR was filed against ten Miyah poets and other activists from Assam under five different sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Telecommunications Act for a poem titled Write it Down, I am a Miyah written by senior Miyah poet, Hafiz Ahmed. The FIR accused the poets and activists, amongst other things, of depicting the Assamese people as 'xenophobic in the eyes of the whole world' and posing a 'serious threat to the Assamese people as well as towards the national security and harmonious social atmosphere.'

Priyanka Gandhi accuses UP govt of muzzling media, slams 'shutting' of cameras during Yogi Adityanath's Moradabad visit
Politics

Priyanka Gandhi accuses UP govt of muzzling media, slams 'shutting' of cameras during Yogi Adityanath's Moradabad visit

Priyanka Gandhi also tagged to her tweet a media report, which alleged that cameras of journalists were being shut during Yogi Adityanath's visit to Moradabad.

Centre freezes advertisements to the Times Group, ABP Group and The Hindu, says Reuters report
India

Centre freezes advertisements to the Times Group, ABP Group and The Hindu, says Reuters report

Critics have said that freedom of the press has been under attack since Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government first took office in 2014 and journalists have complained of intimidation for writing critical stories.

RedInk Awards 2019: Sonali Jain of Firstpost wins prize under 'Women Empowerment and Gender Equality' category
India

RedInk Awards 2019: Sonali Jain of Firstpost wins prize under 'Women Empowerment and Gender Equality' category

Former Tribune journalist, Rachna Khaira bagged the 'RedInk Journalist of the Year Award' for her far-reaching expose on the functioning of the Unique Identification Authority of Indian (UIDAI) and its Aadhar data cache, reported Outlook.

Editors Guild condemns physical attacks on journalists in West Bengal during phase 5 of elections, asks EC to take action
India

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.