Press freedom

Andhra Pradesh's Minister for Information and Public Relations denies any move to gag media

In case media fails to publish clarifications, then the secretaries concerned can take legal action.

published on : 2nd November 2019

Journalists hit streets, want Andhra Pradesh government to withdraw order for taking legal action against media

They carried banners and placards with slogans condemning the GO. 

published on : 2nd November 2019

Pakistan stops TV anchors from giving opinions during shows

The regulatory body directed the media houses to select the guests in talk shows with the utmost care and keeping in view of their expertise in a particular subject.

published on : 28th October 2019

Australian papers censor front pages in protest against media restrictions

Australia's defamation laws are notoriously complex and among the strictest in the world.

published on : 21st October 2019

TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu misleading public, says Municipal Administration and Urban Development Minister Botcha Satyanarayana

He claimed that the YSRC dispensation treats all media organisations equally without any prejudice unlike former chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu.

published on : 19th October 2019

Pakistan blacklists, expels global press freedom group leader

Asia coordinator of Committee to Protect Journalists Steven Butler was refused entry at the Allama Iqbal International Airport in Lahore.

published on : 18th October 2019

Haryana journalist reports on 'damaged wheat', booked for defamation, trespassing

The FIR claimed that when officials reached the location after the report was broadcast, they found the wheat under covers and undamaged.

published on : 17th September 2019

Chennai journalists and citizens condemn media blackout in Kashmir

Little information coming from the region is either government's version or versions of radical elements. Freedom to Press is necessary to bring out the truth, said speakers in the press conference

published on : 27th August 2019

Three journalists slain in Mexico in a week

Jorge Celestino Ruiz, who worked for the newspaper El Grafico de Xalapa, was killed less than 24 hours after the director of news website La Verdad de Zihuatanejo, Edgar Alberto Nava was gunned down.

published on : 4th August 2019

Journalist in Assam killed in suspected hit and run case

The scribe, Malin Sarma (43), died on the spot after a speeding truck hit his two-wheeler. He is survived by his wife and a daughter.

published on : 29th July 2019

Journalist shot at by unidentified assailants in Bihar's Madhubani

The victim has been identified as Pradeep Mandal, who was coming to Hati village from Pandaul when the incident took place.

published on : 29th July 2019

Trial of Cambodian reporters who used to work for US begins

Both men acknowledged in Cambodian court that they had covered news events after leaving the employment of Radio Free Asia, but they denied any wrongdoing.

published on : 27th July 2019

Pakistani news channel stopped from airing jailed ex-prez Asif Ali Zardari's interview

Zardari, 63, gave the interview to senior journalist Hamid Mir of Geo News while being allowed to attend Parliament session by the National Assembly Secretariat.

published on : 2nd July 2019

Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge alleges Centre hounding media; Modi government refutes charge

It alleged that a senior executive of a prominent news channel and two other staffers had recently quit due to pressure from the government for airing stories critical of the ruling establishment.

published on : 3rd August 2018

Press freedom: Trump, Russia and China media attacks 'threaten democracy'

Press freedom around the world is under threat from a triple whammy of US President Donald Trump, Russia and China's bid to crush all dissent, a watchdog said Wednesday.

published on : 26th April 2018
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