Friday, April 12, 2024

Topic: Alt News

Tamil Nadu govt. honours Alt News’ Mohammed Zubair with award for communal harmony

Mohammed Zubair, a fact checker and co-founder of Alt News, has been honored with the Kottai Ameer Communal Harmony Award by the Tamil Nadu government for his dedicated efforts in promoting communal harmony through responsible reporting and fact-checking.

Alt News’ Mohammad Zubair wins 2023 Freedom of Expression Awards – Journalism by Index on Censorship

Mohammad Zubair, one of the founding members of fact-checking and news website AltNews, won the 2023 Freedom of Expression Awards – Journalism by Index...

POCSO case; no criminality found in journalist Mohd Zubair’s tweet: Delhi Police tells High Court

Delhi Police on Thursday informed the Delhi High Court that no criminality was found in the tweet posted by Alt News Co-founder and journalist Mohammed Zubair in response to a Twitter user in August 2020. The city police had earlier registered an FIR under POCSO Act against the journalist.

“Debunking fake news is not crime”: Amnesty India on Mohammed Zubair case

Amnesty India has demanded immediate and unconditional release of Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair, saying debunking fake news is not a crime.

Razorpay shared donor data with police without informing it, alleges Alt News

Fact-checking website Alt News on Tuesday alleged that Razorpay, the payment gateway through which it receives donations, has shared its donor data with the police without informing it.

Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair arrested in Delhi

Alt News co-founder and journalist Mohammed Zubair was arrested by the Delhi police on Monday, June 27.