Media

Zee Media’s Punit Goenka quits as company’s non-executive-non-independent director

WEB DESK The managing director (MD) and chief executive officer (CEO) of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL) Mr Punit Goenka has resigned from the position of Non-Executive-Non-Independent Director of Zee Media Corporation on Wednesday. Zee Media Corporation made the announcement in an exchange filing during market hours Wednesday. “This is to inform you that Punit … Continue reading Zee Media’s Punit Goenka quits as company’s non-executive-non-independent director

COVID-19 has exposed vulnerability of Journalists in India

By Syed Ali Mujtaba The suicide by a scribe jumping from the roof top of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on July 6, 2020 was shocking. Journalist Tarun Sisodia (37) was working with Hindi daily Dainik Bhaskar and hailed from Bhajanpura locality of Northeast Delhi. He was admitted to the AIIMS with … Continue reading COVID-19 has exposed vulnerability of Journalists in India

JFA mourns demise of media corona-warrior in Odisha

Guwahati Journalists’ Forum Assam (JFA) has expressed profound grief over the demise of a media corona-warrior from Orissa, who breathed his last on 11 July 2020 at KIMS Covid hospital in Bhubaneswar. Priyadarshi Patnaik (46), who used to work for Oriya (Odia) daily newspaper Dainik Samaj as a correspondent from Hinjili area under Ganjam district, … Continue reading JFA mourns demise of media corona-warrior in Odisha

Covid-19: 28 employees of ZEE NEWS tested positive; studios sealed

WEB DESK 28 employees of Zee News have tested positive for the coronavirus, Editor-in-Chief Sudhir Chaudhary said on Tuesday. Most of them are asymptomatic, he said, tweeting an official statement from Zee News about the situation. The organisation said that on May 15, one of its employees tested positive for the coronavirus. Following this, the … Continue reading Covid-19: 28 employees of ZEE NEWS tested positive; studios sealed

SC refuses to quash FIRs against Arnab Goswami, no transfer of inquiry to CBI

WEB DESK The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to quash the first information reports filed against Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami for his comments against Congress President Sonia Gandhi in Palghar lynching case. The court also refused to transfer the inquiry in the defamation case to CBI. However, the bench headed by Justice DY Chandrachud … Continue reading SC refuses to quash FIRs against Arnab Goswami, no transfer of inquiry to CBI

Curbing fake news does not impinge on press freedom: Javadekar

AMN / NEW DELHI Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar today stated that curbing fake news did not impinge on press freedom. In an article, Mr Javadekar said, rumours are spread widely as news with dangerous consequences and government is committed to battling it. The Minister said, there is always a debate about how much … Continue reading Curbing fake news does not impinge on press freedom: Javadekar

Three Indian photographers win Pulitzer Prize

WEB DESK Three photographers from Jammu & Kashmir won prestigious Pulitzer for coverage after erstwhile state lost special status. Dar Yasin, Mukhtar Khan and Channi Anand won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for feature photography for their “striking images of life” in Jammu and Kashmir after the Centre abrogated the territory’s special status under Article 370 … Continue reading Three Indian photographers win Pulitzer Prize

India’s Siddharth Varadarajan among DW Freedom of Speech Award winners

AMN / WEB DESK The Wire founding Editor Siddharth Varadarajan is among 17 journalists from across the world selected for the Germany based prestigious Deutsche Welle Freedom of Speech Award. DW has presented the Freedom of Speech Award Since 2015, to a person or initiative that has shown outstanding commitment to human rights and freedom … Continue reading India’s Siddharth Varadarajan among DW Freedom of Speech Award winners

World Press Freedom Day being celebrated across globe

AMN World Press Freedom Day is being celebrated across the globe today. As the entire world is going through COVID-19 pandemic, this year the theme of the day is “Journalism without Fear or Favour.” In his message, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said that as the COVID-19 pandemic is spreading, it has also given rise to … Continue reading World Press Freedom Day being celebrated across globe

MUSLIMS ASKED TO BOYCOTT ‘LAP MEDIA’

WEB DESK Dr Zafarul-Islam Khan, Chairman, Delhi Minorities Commission asked Muslim community leaders not to accept invitations of news channels which are spewing venom against the community. He said in a tweet on 15 April: “Media lies, fabrication and humiliation of invited guests by godi channels, like Republic, Times Now and Aajtak etc., have crossed … Continue reading MUSLIMS ASKED TO BOYCOTT ‘LAP MEDIA’

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