Veteran Chennai-based journalist Sam Rajappa passes away at 82

Hailing from Marthandam in Kanyakumari district, Rajappa is survived by his two sons Sanjeev and Manoj while his wife Grace predeceased him.

published on : 17th January 2022

Government doesn't agree with India's rank in World Press Freedom Index: Anurag Thakur in Parliament

Thakur said the adoption of the methodology by the publisher of the report is "questionable and non-transparent".

published on : 21st December 2021

Marvel confirms developing more 'Spider-Man' movies

Kevin Feige president of Marvel Studios has confirmed that the production company and Sony are currently working on developing at least one more movie for the 'Spider-Man' franchise.

published on : 19th December 2021

Reporters Without Borders release damning report on Chinese regime's repression against journalism; India ranks 142 out of 180 countries

Not even border and nationality considerations restrain the Chinese regime, which currently detains three foreign journalists on charges of espionage, the report said.

published on : 8th December 2021

With press freedom on the line, Afghan media brace for what's next under Taliban rule

Still, independent Afghan news stations are keeping female presenters on the air and testing the limits of media freedom under the group, whose militants have killed journalists in the past.

published on : 3rd September 2021

Reporter killing: DGP orders arrest of suspended cop

In a press release, the DGP said Kurnool district SP Sudhir Kumar Reddy was directed to arrest the accused constable, Venkata Subbaiah immediately. 

published on : 10th August 2021

Reporters Without Borders denounces China's 'hypocritical stance' over attacks on scribes

Earlier this year, China banned BBC World News and senior BBC correspondent John Sudworth was forced to flee the country.

published on : 31st July 2021

Hearing set for suspects in shooting of Dutch crime reporter Peter R. de Vries

Two people linked to the witness de Vries was advising were killed in recent years: the witness' lawyer and his brother.

published on : 9th July 2021

US Judge jails editor over reporter's use of recorder in court

Brian Bloom, the paper's publisher, acknowledged that his reporter shouldn't have had the recorder in court because it was not allowed.

published on : 7th July 2021

Al Jazeera reporter forcefully detained by Israeli border police while reporting from embattled Jerusalem neighborhood

Givara Budeiri suffered a broken arm and remained under observation Sunday at Jerusalem's Hadassah Hospital, said Walid Omary, the Jerusalem bureau chief for Al Jazeera.

published on : 6th June 2021

50 journalists were killed worldwide in 2020, Mexico found most dangerous 

Eighty-four percent of those killed this year were "deliberately targeted" for their work, RSF said in its annual report, compared to 63 percent in 2019.

published on : 29th December 2020

Two Mathrubhumi News reporters go missing in Mundar floods

In a tragic incident, two of Mathrubhumi News channel’s four-member reporting team, who were returning after covering monsoon-affected people’s plight, went missing in Kariyar River at Mundar.

published on : 24th July 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

TNIE reporter, lensman abused by ‘Vadayampadi temple office-bearers’

The New Indian Express team that went to Vadayampadi on Monday to report on the ‘caste wall’ issue was threatened and abused by a group of men claiming to be officials of the Vadayampadi Bhajana

published on : 6th February 2018

Press bodies condemn FIR against Tribune reporter's story on Aadhaar data leak

After a January 3 news report with a headline "Rs 500, 10 minutes, and you have access to billion Aadhaar details", the UIDAI has registered an FIR against the newspaper and reporter Rachna Khaira.

published on : 7th January 2018
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