The Reuters journalists had been arrested a month ago in connection with reporting on the situation in Rakhine state.
In the age of ‘fake news’, it’s more important than ever to make sure that what’s being published is the truth – especially when it comes to reporting research and science.
Vinod Dua discusses how most of the Indian media sensationalises frivolous issues while ignoring important ones that deserve attention.
Times Now’s decision to dedicate a show to Rahul Gandhi watching Star Wars has raked up the question of what qualifies as journalism.
Established media organisations are collaborating across borders and with new media to break big stories such as global tax avoidance by the rich and powerful.
Even when SLAPPs are of uncertain merit, they immensely damage prospects of free journalism, fierce criticism and accountability of power.
The debate over how much journalists should reveal on social media about their political preferences has become even more relevant as the polity and society get increasingly polarised.
With no end in sight to the war in Yemen, journalists fear they will continue to face risks that threaten their safety and freedom.
The editors stood by the journalist, who also stood up staunchly and refused to reveal sources for the news, protecting freedom of expression.
In a major speech on the challenges facing the Indian media today, President Pranab Mukherjee highlights the importance of journalists asking questions of those in power.
Students and alumni have alleged that this is the latest attempt of the director general K.G. Suresh, who is associated with the Sangh, to promote the Hindutva agenda in the institute.
An interview about war and propaganda with the photographer of one of the most iconic images of the Vietnam War.
A recent UNESCO report reveals that laws protecting journalists and sources globally are not keeping up with the challenges posed by indiscriminate data collection.
Despite the threats they face, journalists in the Global South receive little attention from their fellow colleagues around the world when targeted.
The Storm Lake Times won the Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing for its coverage taking on Iowa’s powerful agricultural interests, including the Koch Brothers.
Ravish Kumar on the dismal state of Indian politics and journalism
Bastar-based Santosh Yadav had been jailed in September 2015 by the Chhattisgarh police who accused him of having links with Naxals and of involvement in operations against the security forces.
In a message to staff today, Reuters editor-in-chief Steve Adler wrote about covering President Trump the Reuters way.
Social taboos and hostile work environments have kept women away from joining the media in Bangladesh. But this is slowly changing.
This week’s column looks at different takes on Mosul that go beyond dry facts and humanise the city’s embattled residents and the soldiers fighting for them
The media is supposed to question those in power, not happily go along with the official narrative.
Reporters are facing increasing threats of abduction, imprisonment, kidnapping and murder.
Goswami’s journalism is a TRP-driven apology for the broad ideological moorings of the educated Indians and such is the force of his modus operandi, that he can breach any number of journalistic codes without offending his core viewership.
Citizen journalism and social media have changed the way international news is covered, but they are no substitute for the seasoned approach and well developed contacts of a skilled reporter.
A group of journalists in Delhi condemned the “press gag” in Kashmir, and warned against the fallouts of censoring credible news sources.
An excerpt from Maya Mirchandani’s chapter in More News Is Good News: Untold Stories From 25 Years of Television Journalism.
Afraid of being judged, some journalists avoid reaching out, while others don’t even know the problem exists.
Change, not stability, has been the steady state of news over the long arc of history.
The sixth edition of the RedInk Awards for Excellence in Journalism also honoured T.N. Ninan for Lifetime Achievement and picked NDTV India’s Ravish as Journalist of the Year.
New Delhi: The arrest of a journalist, Prabhat Singh, by the Chhattisgarh police earlier this week has revived concerns about the state of media freedom in the Bastar region of the state where a civil war between Maoist insurgents and the security forces has claimed the lives of hundreds of people […]
Note: this article may contain spoilers for those unfamiliar with the story. In the new movie Spotlight, there’s a wonderful scene where a reporter is seeking documents in a courthouse. The building is a dreary linoleum monument to The Way Things Are. In the scene, a recalcitrant clerk […]
Though two Al Jazeera journalists have been pardoned recently, the Egyptian government continues to impose severe restrictions on journalists in the country.