Freedom Of Press
Opinion  /  Published 11.02.22

More mischief: Press accreditation

Freedom of the press is not just important to democracy; it is democracy. Those words from the iconic American broadcast journalist, Walter Cronkite, who was often dubbed the ‘most trusted man i...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 18.09.21

Scribe arrested for wrong report

A Dainik Bhaskar journalist was arrested and another booked at Ambala Cantonment in BJP-ruled Haryana for mentioning an “incorrect place” of arrest of a suspected terrorist in a report, pr...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Chandigarh

India  /  Published 08.09.21

FIRs: Move HC, SC tells journalists

The Supreme Court Wednesday said it does not want freedom of press to be muzzled or stifled but it cannot create a separate avenue for journalists to approach it directly for quashing of FIRs lodged a...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 19.07.21

US journalists won't be forced to reveal source

The US government pledged Monday to steer clear of legal orders that force journalists to reveal their sources, with only rare exceptions, reversing course after revelations of secret efforts to obtai...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Washington

World  /  Published 09.07.21

Belarus bars newspaper website

Authorities in Belarus said on Thursday they had blocked the website of a newspaper that has been critical of veteran leader Alexander Lukashenko and the editor's wife said her husband had been ta...
By Reuters in Moscow


World  /  Published 24.06.21

Apple Daily prints its final edition

By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 22.06.21

'Apple Daily' set to close by Saturday

The pro-democracy Hong Kong newspaper Apple Daily looked set to close for good by Saturday following police raids and the arrest of executives — a move that rights groups say would undermine the...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

India  /  Published 31.05.21

SC to examine sedition law

The Supreme Court on Monday said it will examine the interpretation of sedition law, particularly in the light of media rights and free speech, as it gave protection to Telugu news channels -- TV5 and...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 23.04.21

Muted truth: Press freedom

By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 23.03.21

Freedom of press reminder to Modi

The Editors Guild of India has sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in revoking the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021, remind...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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