Press freedom

Hong Kong's 'Apple Daily' newspaper increases print run after arrests as residents show support

Police said the editors were arrested on suspicion of foreign collusion to endanger national security, based on over 30 articles that authorities said had called for international sanctions.

published on : 18th June 2021

Days after reporting on liquor mafia, journalist dead in road crash at Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh

Sulabh Srivastava, recently ran a news story against the liquor mafia, and two days back, he had written to the a senior police officer seeking protection.

published on : 14th June 2021

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu wishes journalists on World Press Freedom Day

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu lauded journalists for working tirelessly to bring information to the people amid a pandemic.

published on : 3rd May 2021

'India among riskiest places to be a journalist': Report disses Modi government's media crackdown

It accused the supporters of the ruling BJP of creating an 'intimidating environment' for journalists critical of the government, who are routinely labelled as 'anti-national' or 'anti-state'.

published on : 21st April 2021

Study finds people want more than watchdogs for journalists

A study of the public's attitude toward the press reveals that distrust goes deeper than partisanship and down to how journalists define their very mission.

published on : 14th April 2021

Myanmar journalist arrested by military in late-night raid

Myanmar's military has escalated force as it attempts to quell an uprising against its rule, deploying tear gas, rubber bullets and, increasingly, live rounds.

published on : 2nd March 2021

Australian journalist arrested in China on suspicion of spying

Two prominent Australian outlets withdrew their correspondents from China after they were questioned by Chinese authorities, Sputnik reported.

published on : 8th February 2021

Journalists say Hungary drone law stifles reporting

The government says the new regulation on aerial drones, in force since January 1, protects privacy and sets safety standards.

published on : 7th February 2021

Press body urges police to act on journalist Neha Dixit's 'harassment and threats' complaints

Delhi journalist Neha Dixit was stalked, threatened with rape, murder, and viciously trolled and an attempt to break into her apartment was also made, the Indian Women’s Press Corps observed.

published on : 3rd February 2021

Journalist Mandeep Punia who was arrested from farmers' protest site granted bail

The freelance journalist was arrested while covering the violence at the farmers’ protest site at Singhu Border last week.

published on : 2nd February 2021

Freedom of press: 'Targeted killings of journalists surged in 2020', says Reporters Without Borders

The group said that targeted killings of journalists surged in 2020, accounting for 84 per cent of deaths, sharply up from 63 per cent in 2019.

published on : 29th December 2020

Campus Front’s Rauf funded Hathras trip of scribe Siddique Kappan, others: ED

According to the investigators, Rauf was planning to flee the country in the early hours of Saturday, but was apprehended by Bureau of Immigration officials at Trivandrum airport.

published on : 14th December 2020

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

Local journalist killed by gunmen in northwest Pakistan

He was associated with a private TV Channel for ten years as a cameraman and was running his own web channel.

published on : 8th December 2020

Russia urges release of reporters detained in Turkey

NTV said last week that journalist Alexei Petrushko and cameraman Ivan Malyshkin were arrested by police in Istanbul on Thursday morning.

published on : 7th December 2020
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