Sunday, 4 December, 2022

Topic: journalism

Meet ThePrint’s Desk—people with one of the most unenviable jobs in journalism

In this age of fast and loose communication, the timeless principles of journalism need to be reinforced. And, it’s the Desk’s job to press ‘pause’ and reflect.

Interview with Muhammad Iftikhar, owner of Burj News

'Unfortunately, the element that was missing in most of the news we watch, see, or read is based on lies. I wanted to provide authentic and most convincing news to the masses.'

Friend or not, ‘cricketer can’t be coerced into interview’: Why BCCI panel banned Boria Majumdar

Journalist Boria Majumdar was banned for 2 years after text messages to Wriddhiman Saha. BCCI report says punishment will ‘create precedent’ so journalists won't harass cricketers.

Complaints, corrections, compliments – What ThePrint readers write in about

Your feedback is invaluable as it helps ThePrint team to correct, reset its compass, and better align content to readers’ interests.

‘You as Editor will be respected by politicians’ – Ajay Singh was told, he still quit media

'Fiji: A Love Story' is diplomat Ajay Singh's memoir, which was left unfinished when he passed away in 2020.

Journalist Rana Ayyub ‘stopped’ from flying out of India for ‘ignoring’ earlier ED summons

Ayyub claims she received ED summons ‘very curiously’ only after she was stopped at Mumbai airport. Look-out circular was issued due to alleged ‘non-compliance’ of summons.

ThePrint has new features, authors, desk. But we missed out on a reporter in Ukraine

We are now producing more news than ever – on Ukraine, election, Covid. And faster.

How we write 50-word edits, including the hijab one

For journalists, being misread, misunderstood or misinterpreted have become occupational hazards, something we have to live with.

Here’s how the world can defend journalism better

Media freedom is under threat—digital technology, the killing of journalists are imposing challenges globally. So here's a better way for reform.

Kashmiri journalist Fahad Shah arrested for ‘glorifying terror’ in social media posts

Arrest criticised as attack on press freedom by Kashmiri personalities as well as journalists from other parts of India. Kashmir Police say Fahad Shah faces 3 cases.

On Camera


51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar addressing a press conference on the eve of Navy Day | ANI

Indian Navy puts on hold plans to build IAC 2, but is considering repeat order of Vikrant

At his annual press conference, Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar also said they'll soon take a call on whether they'll go in for marine version of Rafale fighters or F/A 18 Super Hornets.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.