Topic: Editors Guild
Editors Guild slam “misuse of defamation law” as Jharkhand Police book ‘Prabhat Khabar’ editors
A bench headed by Chief Justice of India, DY Chandrachud, while extending the interim protection granted to members of the Editors Guild of India over its Manipur fact-finding report, said that the case pertained to just publication of a report and was not about someone committing an offence on the ground.
Supreme Court grants interim protection to Editors Guild members in cases over Manipur fact-finding report
The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted interim protection from police action to members of the Editors Guild of India on the two FIRs filed against them for releasing a report on media coverage of Manipur violence.
The Manipur Police has filed an FIR against the fact-finding team from the Editors Guild of India (EGI) that had visited Manipur and published a report on media coverage of the ethnic violence in the northeastern state.
The Editors Guild of India on Tuesday said it is deeply concerned about the arbitrary suspension of social media accounts of journalists and media organisations in Punjab.
Editors Guild expresses concern at amendment to IT rules, says Union alone cannot determine fake news
The Editors Guild of India (EGI) on Wednesday expressed concern over a draft amendment made to the Information Technology Rules-2021 by the Ministry of Electronics and IT, which empowers the Press Information Bureau to “fact-check” contents and direct social media platforms to take down anything deemed “fake."