Tuesday, 5 July, 2022

Topic: journalism

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.

Are you happy with our headlines? This is the rule we apply

A good headline, especially in online media, requires special skill. It must be click worthy, never click bait.

On Camera


Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Indian Naval Air Squadron INAS 324 commissioned at Visakhapatnam | Twitter | @PBNS_India

India’s Eastern Seaboard gets its first naval air squadron INAS 324

With INAS 324, the Indian Navy's Eastern Seaboard will now operate a naval air squadron with HAL’s indigenously built Advanced Light Helicopter.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.