Wednesday, 28 September, 2022

Topic: Journalists

NYT has new policy for journalists using Twitter. Says ‘feeds become echo chambers’

Executive editor Dean Baquet said it would be purely optional for New York Times journalists to use Twitter because of the uptick in threats online.

MP Police take action against 2 officers, after outrage over 8 men stripped in police station

Photo of the men without clothes surfaced on social media. They were detained, allegedly beaten for protesting against CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, BJP leaders in MP's Sidhi district.

Don’t underestimate us – Pakistani journalists say after Fawad Chaudhry calls them ‘rented’

A heated altercation broke out between former Pakistan minister Fawad Chaudhry and journalist Matiullah Jan this week, but not all Pakistanis support the media’s stand.

‘Silence not an option’: Journalists urge constitutional bodies to curb ‘hatred against Muslims’

In a statement issued Wednesday, 28 senior journalists and mediapersons said ‘calls for violence’ have been met with a ‘cold and calculated silence from the country’s top leaders’.

Erudite, insightful, mentor — colleagues, well-wishers remember journalist Ravish Tiwari

Tiwari, chief of The Indian Express’s national bureau, succumbed to cancer last month. Senior political leaders were among those who paid tribute at a prayer meeting Wednesday.

58 press freedom, human rights bodies write to J&K L-G urging release of journalist Fahad Shah

Shah was arrested on 4 February for allegedly 'glorifying terrorist activities' and 'inciting the public'. Earlier, the Editors Guild had also condemned the arrest.

Editors Guild slams Fahad Shah arrest, says media freedom has ‘progressively eroded’ in Kashmir

New Delhi: The Editors Guild of India Sunday issued a "strong" condemnation of the arrest of journalist and Kashmir Walla editor Fahad Shah, stating...

Journalists in Europe are getting attacked for covering anti-lockdown, anti-vaccine protests

There have also been attempts to restrict journalists from covering the health crisis in Hungary, Serbia, Russian Federation and Bulgaria.

Not ‘Lifafa’, Pakistani media has a new name: ‘Basket Journalists’. Thanks to a leaked audio

In the leaked audio, PML-N's Maryam Nawaz and Pervaiz Rashid talk of 'media bias', while certain journalists will receive ‘baskets’ from Nawaz Sharif.

You thought it’s Xi Jinping, Suu Kyi cracking down on journalists? West is taking notes too

The 2021 press freedom index said crimes against journalists increased from last year. Belarus and Spain are learning from the East.

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The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.


Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.