Editors Guild, Press Club condemn scribe Muhammad Zubair's arrest, Jamiat calls it 'discriminatory action'

Both the media bodies pointed out that the action against Zubair came on a day when India joined G7 and four other countries to protect free speech, 'online and offline'.

published on : 28th June 2022

'Extremely disturbing': Editor's Guild condemns journalist Muhammad Zubair's arrest

Zubair and his website AltNews have done some exemplary work over the past few years in identifying fake news and countering disinformation campaigns, the Guild said.

published on : 28th June 2022

'Pause, take a critical look at what you have done': EGI to news channels on Kanpur violence

Violence had erupted in parts of Kanpur after Friday prayers as members of two communities indulged in brick-batting and hurled bombs over attempts to shut shops.

published on : 8th June 2022

Supreme Court to hear pleas challenging constitutionality of sedition law on April 27

Several pleas challenging the colonial law are pending before the top court.

published on : 26th April 2022

Editor R Nirmal: As a Vijay fan, I wanted to showcase him well on screen

Editor R Nirmal has rarely given interviews. The timid, young editor chose to stay away from the limelight ever since his debut with Saattai in 2012.

published on : 26th April 2022

Kerala: Concerns raised over Kodenchery 'elopement' should be addressed, says church-run daily

The editorial expressed concerns over the accusations by political parties and media alleging attempts to disrupt communal harmony in the state.

published on : 19th April 2022

Exercise restraint in reporting communal tensions: Editors Guild of India

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.

published on : 19th April 2022

Instruct agencies to respect democratic values, press freedom: Editors Guild to Centre

In Madhya Pradesh, local journalist Kanishk Tewari and a few activists who were protesting against the arrest of an artist were detained and forced to strip down to their undergarments.

published on : 8th April 2022

INTERVIEW| We have improved filmmaking standards with RRR: Editor Sreekar Prasad

This was the first time the National Award-winning editor was collaborating with director SS Rajamouli, despite both having been part of the industry for decades.

published on : 7th April 2022

Editors Guild of India calls for court-monitored probe into Agra-based scribe's arrest

Gaurav Bansal (39) was arrested on March 15 for reporting about alleged electoral malpractices in the recent-held Uttar Pradesh assembly elections.

published on : 21st March 2022

Editors Guild demands immediate release of journalist arrested by Uttarakhand police

The editors' body said police arrested Kishore Ram, working for news portal 'Janjwar, from Pithoragadh on February 24 under section 153-A of the Indian Penal Code.

published on : 4th March 2022

New PIB accreditation guidelines intend to restrict critical reporting of government: Editors Guild

The Editors Guild said that a new clause requiring police verification has been added without defining the contours of such verification.

published on : 20th February 2022

Editors Guild condemns arrest of scribes in Kashmir, demands their immediate release

In a statement, the editors' body also demanded the immediate release of another journalist, Sajad Gul, who was arrested in Kashmir last month.

published on : 6th February 2022

State of Pakistani media worsened in 2021: Report

The report released by the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors said it was concerned about the increasing attempts to stifle the media and to negate the right of access to information.

published on : 2nd February 2022

Editors Guild anguished at closure of Kashmir Press Club, says it's latest in sequence of disturbing events

The Kashmir Press Club was established in 2018, and already had more than 300 members, making it the largest journalists' association in the region.

published on : 18th January 2022
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