Editors guild

Editors Guild urges PM Modi to put in abeyance new digital media rules

The government had on February 25 announced the Information Technology (Intermediary guidelines and digital media ethics codes) Rules 2021 under the Information and Technology Act, 2000.

published on : 24th March 2021

GoM report on media control shows government’s draconian attitude: Editors

The Editors Guild of India said since the report was made public, several of those named in the report have denied any involvement in its drafting.

published on : 10th March 2021

Media watcher to track rising cases, FIRs against journalists in India

Journalists’ bodies have condemned the high-handedness of police, and urged authorities to restore circumstances which facilitate free functioning of the media.

published on : 5th February 2021

Editors Guild demands immediate release of scribe arrested at Singhu border

In a statement, the EGI demanded immediate release of Punia and "Delhi Police restore circumstances in which the media can report without fear or favour.

published on : 1st February 2021

'Undeclared emergency': Media bodies condemn sedition charges against journalists

Senior journalist and president of the Press Club of India Anand Sahay alleged the current government "does not care for the notion of democracy".

published on : 31st January 2021

'An attempt to browbeat media': Media bodies slam FIRs against journalists over R-Day violence

The journalists named in the FIR are Mrinal Pande, Rajdeep Sardesai, Vinod Jose, Zafar Agha, Paresh Nath and Anant Nath and an unidentified person has also been named in the FIR.

published on : 29th January 2021

Attempt to intimidate, harass, browbeat media: Editor's Guild slams FIRs against journalists over Republic Day violence

In a statement, the Guild demanded that such FIRs be withdrawn immediately and the media be allowed to report without fear and with freedom.

published on : 29th January 2021

Guild condemns warrant against Paranjoy Guha Thakurta over 2017 article against corporate firm

The Guild said the warrant issued by a lower court was an example of ploys used by business houses to silence voices in media.

published on : 22nd January 2021

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
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