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S. Nihal Singh; Ink in his veins

OBITUARY By AJ Philip Surendra Nihal Singh (88) was just a byline until I joined the Hindustan Times on transfer from Patna in 1990. That is when I started editing his articles in the Hindustan Times. I enjoyed editing his pieces because they required no editing at all. Unlike many writers who leave a lot … Continue reading S. Nihal Singh; Ink in his veins

Rajalakshmi’s team win IWPC elections

AMN / NEW DELHI A Team led by Ms T.K. Rajalakshmi (Frontline) won the Indian Women’s Press Corps (IWPC) elections held on April 14. The Elections to the Managing Committee of the IWPC were held on April 14, 2018.The following have been elected as Office-Bearers and Executive Committee members of the Indian Women’s Press Corps. … Continue reading Rajalakshmi’s team win IWPC elections

NYT and New Yorker win joint Pulitzer for Weinstein exposé

WEB DESK The New York Times and The New Yorker have jointly won the Pulitzer Prize, in the Public Service category for Weinstein exposé. They uncovered the long-running Harvey Weinstein saga of sexual harassment and abuse in Hollywood last October. The most prestigious honour in American journalism was awarded for reports that brought down the … Continue reading NYT and New Yorker win joint Pulitzer for Weinstein exposé

Veteran journalist S.Nihal Singh is no more

AMN / NEW DELHI Veteran journalist and former editor of the Statesman Indian Express and Khaleej Times, Surendra Nihal Singh is no more. He passed away Monday evening in New Delhi. Singh was suffering from kidney-related ailments. “He was ill for quite some time. But he turned critically ill for the past one week,” Indu … Continue reading Veteran journalist S.Nihal Singh is no more

Delhi HC issues notices media houses for disclosing identity of Kathua victim

AMN Delhi High Court has issued notices to several media houses who disclosed the identity of Kathua victim. The Court asked why action should not be taken against them. The Court took suo motu cognizance on the issue after coming across print and electronic media reports revealing the name of the victim. The Court frowned … Continue reading Delhi HC issues notices media houses for disclosing identity of Kathua victim

Myanmar court refuses to drop case against Reuters journalists

WEB DESK A court in Yangon today rejected a motion to drop a case against two Reuters journalists arrested while reporting on the Rohingya crisis. The reporters were arrested in December on charges of violating the country’s Official Secrets Act for possessing material relating to security operations in conflict-hit Rakhine state. The case against the … Continue reading Myanmar court refuses to drop case against Reuters journalists

NEWSPAPERS SCAN -APRIL 10

NEWSPAPERS SCAN -APRIL 10 Different newspapers have taken different subjects as their lead stories today. DNA headline reads, It’s a triple delight – India at no-3″, on the medal winning spree of the Indian team at the Commonwealth games at Australia. “Shuttlers make history” says the Asian Age. The Pioneer reports on the front page … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS SCAN -APRIL 10

Journalists skeptical over govt move on ‘Fake News’

Our Correspondent / NEW DELHI Various Journalists’ bodies today expressed skepticism over the proposed Guideline issued by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on the issue of fake and its subsequent withdrawal in the wake of the spontaneous reaction by the media and its criticism of government move. In a statement after the meeting organized … Continue reading Journalists skeptical over govt move on ‘Fake News’

Govt withdraws ‘Fake News’ Guidelines against Journalists

OUR CORRESPONDENT/ NEW DELHI Following protest from different Journalists’ bodies, Government today withdrawn the controversial “Guidelines for accreditation of Journalists amended to regulate Fake News”. Earlier today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi directed that the press release regarding fake news be withdrawn. He also said the matter should only be addressed in the Press Council of … Continue reading Govt withdraws ‘Fake News’ Guidelines against Journalists

Government frames rules to blacklist journalists

Journalists’ bodies call emergency meeting at Press Club of India to discuss government latest circular WEB DESK / NEW DELHI The Union Information and Broadcasting Ministry has amended guidelines for journalists’ accreditation stating that if a journalist is found to have “created and/or propagated” fake news, the journalist’s accreditation will be suspended or permanently cancelled. … Continue reading Government frames rules to blacklist journalists

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