Press Freedom
World  /  Published 17.08.22

Mexico: Journalists under attack

A crime reporter was found dead in northwestern Mexico, authorities said on Tuesday, in what has become the country's deadliest year for journalists in recent memory. Independent journalist Juan ...
By Deutsche Welle

World  /  Published 11.08.22

Attack on press freedom: Stella Assange

"It will define the scope of press freedom in Europe. Is it permissible for a foreign power to reach into the European space and limit what the press can publish?" she added. "Think ab...
By Deutsche Welle

India  /  Published 16.07.22

Bill this session on digital media

The Centre plans to introduce a bill to replace the 155-year-old 'Press and Registration of Books Act' with a simplified version that decriminalises various provisions and brings digital media...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 07.07.22

Need to protect scribes critical of govt

New India can be a bundle of contradictions. New Delhi’s signing of the ‘2022 Resilient Democracies Statement’, which seeks to protect pluralistic debate among other values, along wi...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 04.07.22

Under threat: Freedom of expression

India's press freedom ranking has fallen, according to Reporters Without Borders. The arrest of a journalist over an old Twitter post may explain why. The arrest of Muhammed Zubair, co-founder of...
By Murali Krishnan in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 07.05.22

Kangaroos in Bengal a worrying sign?

Strange sight Sir — India may have many rare species of animals but the kangaroo is not one of them. Officials recently found a few kangaroos in the forests of Jalpaiguri, West Bengal. This poi...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 06.05.22

Muzzled voices: Press Freedom Index ranking

Consistency may not always be a good thing. Take, for instance, India’s consistent fall on the World Press Freedom Index brought out by the Paris-based Reporters Without Borders. Although I...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 05.05.22

Why is India falling in Press Freedom Index?

India fell eight places in the World Press Freedom Index, down to 150 out of 180 countries. Critics say the ranking reflects increased pressure and violence against journalists. India's press free...
By Murali Krishnan in New Delhi

Culture  /  Published 04.05.22

Disintegration of Russia's free press

Finally,Novaya Gazeta and its founder and Nobel Prize winner Dmitry Muratov, an icon of Russian and international journalism, were affected. For years, its editorial staff was one of Russia...
By Deutsche Welle

India  /  Published 04.05.22

Press freedom: India slips eight places

India has fallen eight places on the World Press Freedom Index brought out by the Paris-based Reporters Without Borders, which ranked it at 150 out of the 180 countries mapped. This is a big plunge f...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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