Friday, June 21, 2024

Topic: press

From harassment to executions: There is a price for journalism in Kashmir

For journalists in Kashmir, journalism is not ‘free’, there is a cost. Scribes have to navigate through harassment, intimidation, surveillance, detentions, investigation under anti-terror laws, and to top them all, death.

There is a crisis of truth in India, Rana Ayyub on World Press Freedom Day

In the run-up to World Press Freedom Day on 3 May, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has published an exclusive interview by Indian journalist Rana Ayyub on the subject of “Journalism in crisis: a decisive decade.”

World Press Freedom Day: Journalists provide ‘antidote’ to corona misinformation, says UN chief

The UN Secretary-General is calling for greater protection of journalists who are providing the “antidote” to what he has characterized as a pandemic of misinformation surrounding the COVID-19 crisis.

India ranks 140 out of 180 in 2019 World Press Freedom Index

India has dropped two places on a global press freedom index to be ranked 140th out of 180 countries in the annual Reporters Without Borders analysis.

Spanish journalists freed after being kidnapped

The trio, who had been working for various Spanish media around the time of their disappearance, were last seen in July 2015 in the northwestern city of Aleppo where they had been reporting on fighting.