At the awards, organised by the Mumbai Press Club, the investigative feature by Nithyanand Rao and Virat Markandeya won in the ‘Science & Innovation’ category.
The government is seeking to muzzle media that is critical of the regime.
The veteran journalist has been recognised for his immense contribution to journalism.
A fortnightly column from The Wire’s public editor.
The Wire turned two today, May 11. Here’s a look at what we are and are not.
Our live coverage of the citizen’s march to parliament against ABVP’s violence in Ramjas college of Delhi University.
The ideal of ‘speaking truth to power’ that sections of the media cherish is preceded for science journalism in India by the ideals of ‘speaking’ first and then ‘speaking truth’ second.
The Foundation for Independent Journalism (FIJ) – the non-profit company that publishes The Wire – is pleased to announce the receipt of Rs 1.95 crore from the Independent and Public Spirited Media Foundation in the form of a grant commencing August 2016.
Her mandate will be to examine and, where appropriate, investigate complaints and concerns that The Wire’s readers may have about its coverage.
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.
“For a senior journalist to be threatened in such a manner is deplorable. It is a brazen attack on freedom of expression, and the Editors Guild of India finds this mob mentality to silence those with divergent views unacceptable”.