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Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019
news about Press freedom
Jul 13, 2019 18:39
Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt, who organized a conference on threat to media freedom across the world this week, defended the right of the press to publish Darroch’s leaked emails that described the Trump administration as ‘inept, insecure and incompetent’,... read more
Jul 11, 2019 13:55
The Washington Post columnist was killed inside Saudi Arabia’s Consulate in Istanbul last year. According to the United Nations cultural body UNESCO, 99 media workers were killed worldwide in 2018. read more
Jun 17, 2019 07:51
Opposition parties raised issues such as unemployment, farmer distress, drought, and press freedom at an all-party meeting the government had called ahead of the Parliament’s budget session from Monday. read more
May 24, 2019 13:15
A new indictment alleges that Assange actively conspired with Manning to steal the hundreds of thousands of classified files “with reason to believe that the information was to be used to the injury of the United States or the advantage of a foreign... read more
Jan 28, 2019 23:18
The Editors Guild of India has termed the barring of journalists from covering the Republic Day function in Srinagar as an “unprecedented state-sponsored attack on press freedom”. read more
Jan 11, 2019 12:49
A Myanmar court on Friday rejected the appeal of two Reuters reporters sentenced to seven years in jail on charges of breaking the Official Secrets Act, saying the defence had not provided sufficient evidence to show they were innocent. read more
Oct 09, 2018 18:47
Editors Guild has also expressed concern and dismay over the incidence of alleged sexual harassment and assault on women journalists. read more
Apr 25, 2018 17:47
The Reporters Without Borders cites the case of the killing of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh, and warns that hatecrime is another issue plaguing India. read more
Apr 03, 2018 18:22
While intentionally misleading and deceitful reports are a real problem, the solution is not to crack down on press freedom, says executive director of Amnesty International India. read more
Apr 03, 2018 16:42
Smriti Irani’s information and broadcasting ministry dropped a controversial press statement that said journalists found guilty of writing or broadcasting “fake news” would lose their government accreditation. Here is what countries are doing to tackle... read more