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Media should make extra efforts to maintain credibility: PM Modi

CHENNAI Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that media should make extra efforts to maintain credibility and also indulge in healthy competition. Speaking at 75th anniversary celebrations of the Daily Thanthi newspaper in Chennai, the Prime Minister said, editorial freedom must be used wisely in public interest. He said, in a broader context, media is … Continue reading Media should make extra efforts to maintain credibility: PM Modi

Pakistan most dangerous countries for journalists

AMN An international index for press freedom has placed Pakistan among the most dangerous countries for journalists along with the Philippines and Bangladesh. The 2017 World Press Freedom Index, prepared by international media advocacy group Reporters Without Borders (RSF), ranked Pakistan 139th out of 180 countries surveyed for the report. The report said, although the … Continue reading Pakistan most dangerous countries for journalists

Justice must be done for the murder of journalists: UNESCO

AMN UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has said, justice must be done for the murder of journalists, who perform important functions in taking forward fundamental freedoms and bolstering the strength of societies. In her message for the International Day, observed annually on 2 November, Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova said justice is a … Continue reading Justice must be done for the murder of journalists: UNESCO

JOURNALISTS’ BODIES EXPRESS DEEP CONCERN OVER ARREST OF VINOD VERMA

Row over Journalist arrest over Chhattisgarh minister’s ‘sex CD’ NEW DELHI/ GHAZIABAD/ RAIPUR   SEVERAL JOURNALISTS’ BODIES including Press Club of India, Indian Women’s Press Corps, Federation of Press Clubs in India and Press Association have expressed deep concern over the arrest of senior journalist Vinod Verma. They are particularly aghast over the manner in … Continue reading JOURNALISTS’ BODIES EXPRESS DEEP CONCERN OVER ARREST OF VINOD VERMA

Smriti Irani praises Prasar Bharati for disseminating news in fair manner

AMN / NEW DELHI Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani today said public broadcaster’s duty was to speak fairly and without fear and complimented Prasar Bharati for doing its job in a fair manner. Delivering Sardar Patel Memorial Lecture 2017 organised by All India Radio in New Delhi today Mrs. Irani said, public broadcaster … Continue reading Smriti Irani praises Prasar Bharati for disseminating news in fair manner

Centre asks states to ensure security of journalists

AMN / NEW DELHI The Home Ministry has asked all states to ensure safety and security of journalists in exercising freedom of speech and expression, in the wake of incidents of attacks on mediapersons. In an advisory to the states, the home ministry also said all cases of attacks on journalists should be investigated promptly … Continue reading Centre asks states to ensure security of journalists

Committee formed to select editor-in-chief of RSTV

A five-member committee, headed by Prasar Bharati Chairman A Surya Prakash, has been formed to select the candidate for the post of editor-in-chief of Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV). Rajya Sabha Secretariat said in an order that other members of the Search-cum-Selection Committee are Rajya Sabha MP Swapan Dasgupta, Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi Shekhar Vempati, Additional … Continue reading Committee formed to select editor-in-chief of RSTV

NEWSPAPERS’ SCAN -OCT 15

NEWSPAPERS’ SCAN -OCT 15 PM Narendra Modi and CM Nitish Kumar sharing the stage in Patna finds place in the Hindustan Times, DNA and The Asian age. Modi unveils plan to make 10 government and private universities world class, lays foundation in Bihar for project worth 3000 crore rupees writes The Pioneer. BJP braces for … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS’ SCAN -OCT 15

Prasar Bharati launches online application system for AIR auditions

Prasar Bharati Chairman A Surya Prakash has launched an online application system for music auditions across all genres for the All India Radio. The initiative was launched on the occasion of 64th Akashvani Sangeet Sammelan in New Delhi yesterday. It is believed that with the introduction of this facility, the aspirants who want to apply … Continue reading Prasar Bharati launches online application system for AIR auditions

Journalists across Country Protest against Attack on them

  AMN / New Delhi Journalist across the country on Monday held peaceful protest march against brutal attack on them in different parts of the country. In New Delhi Journalists gathered at the Press Club of India (PCI) and formed a human chain to condemn the recent spate of killings, threats and violence directed at … Continue reading Journalists across Country Protest against Attack on them

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