Editors Guild

Editors Guild of India condemns arrest of journos

In a statement, the guild said it considered the arrest as a brazen violation of every constitutional safeguard given for freedom of expression.

published on : 19th January 2021

Three journalists covering DDC polls in J&K's Anantnag thrashed by cops

Fayaz Lolu, Mudasir Qadri and Junaid Rafiq also claimed that their equipment was seized by the policemen who took them to a police post after physically assaulting them.

published on : 10th December 2020

Voices from conflict areas to get focus in Editors Guild webinars from December 15

The Editors Guild of India will host a series of webinars starting December 15 in order to present ‘unheard voices’.

published on : 9th December 2020

Editors Guild tells media houses not to label protesting farmers 'Khalistanis', 'anti-nationals'

This goes against the tenets of responsible and ethical journalism, and such actions compromise the credibility of the media, it said in a statement.

published on : 4th December 2020

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

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

published on : 29th November 2020

Withdraw rule on foreign content: Editors Guild of India urges Press Council of India

The Editors Guild of India has expressed its concern over a recent advisory by the Press Council of India (PCI) cautioning the media on ‘unregulated circulation’ of ‘foreign content’.

published on : 29th November 2020

Sibal, others in Editors Guild legal advisory panel on Press freedom

The Guild was recently criticised by Padma Shri awardee and Shillong Times editor Patricia Mukhim who accused it of issuing statements only for celebrity journalists.

published on : 26th November 2020

Threat to freedom of speech in India, says Editors Guild on case against Patricia Mukhim

The guild underlined the need for higher judiciary to take cognisance of issues that impede freedom of speech.

published on : 22nd November 2020

Editors Guild writes to Assam CM over attacks on journalists

The letter comes close on the heels of Shillong Times editor Patricia Mukhim quitting the body accusing it of defending only ‘celebrity’ journalists. 

published on : 20th November 2020

Silent for me, vocal for Arnab Goswami: 'The Shillong Times' editor Patricia Mukhim resigns from EGI

Mukhim said the Guild was silent about her case while it issued statements condemning the arrest of non-member Arnab Goswami whose arrest was not even on grounds of journalistic pursuits.

published on : 18th November 2020

Protect media freedom, journalists working in UP: Editors Guild to Yogi Adityanath

It urged the UP government to free jailed journalists, withdraw cases under review and to ensure safety of all journalists in the state.

published on : 10th November 2020

'Maharashtra CM should ensure fair treatment': Editors Guild condemns arrest of Arnab Goswami

The Guild called upon the Maharashtra chief minister to ensure that Goswami is treated fairly and state power is not used against critical reporting by the media.

published on : 4th November 2020

Pained at victimisation of Republic TV: Editors Guild hits out at Mumbai Police

In a statement, the Guild also called on the channel to behave responsibly and not compromise the safety of its journalists as well as hurt the collective credibility of media.

published on : 27th October 2020

Editors Guild of India condemns police attack on Caravan journalist

The association demanded strict action from the Union Home Ministry and the Delhi Police Commissioner against police officials involved in the assault. 

published on : 22nd October 2020

Hathras gang rape case: Editors Guild slams UP govt for 'obstructing' media coverage

In a statement, the Guild said not allowing the media to visit the incident spots and tapping the phone conversations of journalists undermine and obstruct the functioning of the media.

published on : 5th October 2020
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