Tag: Press Freedom

December 31, 2018

2018:Best of the Bests

Pakistan has a mixed record on press freedoms. Although the media is vibrant and there are many TV news channels, state and non-state actors often threaten or harass journalists

December 29, 2018

Threat to journalists at highest le...

NAI head Mujib Khalwatgar said more than 166 incidents of violence against journalists were reported in 2017 and 196 incidents in 2018, showing an 18 percent increase

December 28, 2018

Khashoggi’s Last Column: Arab Wor...

In the op-ed, titled “Jamal Khashoggi: What the Arab world needs most is free expression,” Khashoggi recounted the imprisonment of a prominent writer who spoke against the Saudi establishment and cited an incident in which the Egyptian government seized control of a newspaper

December 25, 2018

Being Killed for Their Work a Growi...

The killing of five staff members at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland, by a gunman in June brought the threat home to the United States

2018 Another Tumultuous Year for Tr...

It was another contentious year between U.S. President Donald Trump and the reporters who cover his administration

December 22, 2018

Looking Back 2018: Myanmar Journali...

Press freedom in Myanmar took a hard hit this week with the sentencing of two Reuters journalists who had been investigating a Rohingya massacre

December 15, 2018

Fighting Fake News

In India also populist leaders and their cronies often blame journalists and media houses with ridicules charges for example in rallies they spread venom against specific Media houses who are opposing government policies-hey look we refused them this or that land so they are against us

December 13, 2018

Report: Journalists Faced Intimidat...

Imprisonment, intimidation and allegations that journalists produce “fake news” surged in 2016, when U.S. President Donald Trump won the election, CPJ found

December 12, 2018

Hostile Attitude Towards Media

Hostile attitudes towards media is a dangerous and alarming trend. Polarization even in media, saddens us the most. Party aligned media’s partisan and biased reporting often misled the public and populist political leaders across the world including India have the habit to termed renowned media outlets as fake news when they dislike any news or simply say we don’t allocate lands to certain media group so they are now against us

November 19, 2018

Quintal urged to provide details of...

Quintal and her Kenyan colleague Muthoki Mumo were detained in the country’s capital two weeks ago following what the local authorities call an “immigration violation”

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