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Feb 17, 2020
'Journalists are expected to ask and keep asking questions. But we don't do that anymore': An interview with Om ThanviIn an interview with Firstpost, veteran journalist, writer, editor and critic Om Thanvi examines the reasons behind an ailing Indian media, and reflects on Hindi journalism's death
Dec 01, 2019
Centre sets up fact-checking unit to check fake news related to govt and its policiesIn a bid to combat fake news, the Press Information Bureau (PIB) has set up a fact-checking unit to verify news related to the government's ministries, departments and schemes
Aug 29, 2019
Comparing Modi govt's Kashmir decision with Emergency absurd; temporary restrictions necessary to correct Valley's dystopian realityLiberal angst over Kashmir could have been cute, were it not for the unintentional black humour permeating their 'serious' arguments.
Jan 20, 2019
NGO launches Android app which lets you report hate speech and fake newsCJP's Hate Hatao app will be available on the Google Play Store starting 30 January.
Nov 30, 2018
PCI takes note of alleged misbehaviour with journalist by Mumbai Police, issues notice to Maharashtra govtThe Press Council of India (PCI) on Thursday took note of the alleged misbehaviour with the journalist of a daily in Mumbai by the local police and said it views such incidents with concern.
Nov 16, 2018
Blanket ban on use of word 'Dalit' in media not feasible, Press Council of India tells information and broadcasting ministryThe Press Council of India on Thursday said that "a blanket ban on the usage of the word Dalit was neither advisable nor feasible", deciding against an advisory of the I&B ministry seeking a ban on the usage of the word Dalit in the media
Oct 04, 2018
SC takes strong exception to Press Council, Editors Guild, Indian Broadcasting Federation failing to appear before itThe 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.
Jul 06, 2018
Tracking pseudo-journalism: Better pay, job security and emphasis on ethics could help misguided media personsSeveral incidents of extortion are denting the credibility of the media. Experts say better pay and more background checks can help remedy the situation.
Jun 14, 2018
Shujaat Bukhari killed: Tributes pour in for Rising Kashmir editor: 'Gentle in demeanour, a bridge between hostile groups'Friends and colleagues whose paths crossed with Bukhari's remember him as "anything but polite" and a "formidable reporter". Historian Ramachandra Guha describes Bukhari as "gentle in demeanour, a bridge between hostile groups" hours before Bukhari was confirmed dead.
Jun 12, 2018
Press Council of India likely to issue advisory asking media not to use the word 'Dalit' in reportsThe Press Council of India (PCI) is likely to issue an advisory to the media to abstain from using the word 'Dalit' in their reports.