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NEWSPAPERS SCAN-JAN 03

NEWSPAPERS SCAN-JAN 03 If American President Doanld Trump has his “Buy American hire American way”, he may clear a proposal of tweaking H-1B visa that may send up to 7,50,000 Indian techies awaiting permanent residency in the US back to India – says a report in the Hindustan Times. The Mail Today reports that a … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS SCAN-JAN 03

81 journalsits killed, 250 jailed in 2017

AMN  At least 81 reporters were killed doing their jobs in 2107, while violence and harassment against media persons have increased sharply. However, the number of deaths is the lowest in a decade, down from 93 in 2016.  The world’s biggest newspersons organization, International Federation of Journalists, in its annual report yesterday said the reporters lost … Continue reading 81 journalsits killed, 250 jailed in 2017

Today’s Newspapers’ Headlines

Today’s Newspapers’ Headlines The passage of the bill banning instant triple talaq in the Lok Sabha dominates front page headlines. Commenting on the issue, the Hindustan Times reports “Bill sails through via voice vote, rejecting several proposed amendments ; passage in Rajya Sabha to hinge on support from Congress”. The condemnation in Parliament of the … Continue reading Today’s Newspapers’ Headlines

Facebook changing how it identifies ‘fake news’ stories

Facebook has said it is changing how it identifies “fake news” stories on its platform to a more effective system. The social-media network had put “disputed” labels on stories that fact-checkers found false. Instead, now it will bring up “related articles” next to the false stories that give context from fact-checkers on the stories’ problems. … Continue reading Facebook changing how it identifies ‘fake news’ stories

NEWSPAPERS’ SCAN

NEWSPAPERS’ SCAN “Pak trying to fix Gujarat polls : Modi” is The Asian Age headline. PM accuses Congress of being in cahoots with Pakistan but Congress says PM relying on rumours, says the report. The paper also reports of Rahul Gandhi formally taking over as Congress President on December 16th.”Modiji is fixated on himself : … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS’ SCAN

A Surya Prakash re-appointed chairman of Prasar Bharati

  Veteran journalist A Surya Prakash was today appointed the chairman of the Prasar Bharati board for a second consecutive term till 8th February 2020. A panel headed by Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu had recommended Prakash’s name for the post. Mr Prakash thanked the vice president, the members of the panel and the Union … Continue reading A Surya Prakash re-appointed chairman of Prasar Bharati

Tripura: Journalist Sudip Datta Bhowmik Shot Dead By Policeman

AMN Journalist Sudip Datta Bhowmik, 50, working for the popular Bengali daily Syandan Patrika was shot dead Tuesday near capital Agartala, allegedly by a paramilitary force personnel. The accused soldier, Nandu Reang, who was with Tripura State Rifles, a paramilitary force engaged in counter-insurgency operations, has been arrested. The shooting took place afternoon inside the … Continue reading Tripura: Journalist Sudip Datta Bhowmik Shot Dead By Policeman

Vice President warns against dangerous trends in newsrooms

National Press Day   Our Correspondent / New Delhi Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today  expressed concern  over what he called as ‘some dangerous trends that had crept into the newsrooms of both print and electronic media’ and said these needed to be curbed. Addressing a function on the occasion of National Press Day in … Continue reading Vice President warns against dangerous trends in newsrooms

Free press is cornerstone of vibrant democracy: PM Modi

AMN / NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said a free press is the cornerstone of a vibrant democracy. Mr Modi said, government is fully committed to upholding freedom of press and expression in all forms. Greeting media persons on the occasion of National Press Day, Prime Minister said, may Indian media space be … Continue reading Free press is cornerstone of vibrant democracy: PM Modi

PCI seeks report from TN govt on arrest of cartoonist

AMN The Press Council of India (PCI) has asked for a report from the Tamil Nadu government on the arrest of a freelance cartoonist for allegedly depicting Chief minister K Palaniswami in an obscene manner, the council said in a release today. The PCI said it has “noted with concern” reports of the arrest of … Continue reading PCI seeks report from TN govt on arrest of cartoonist

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