Thursday, 2 February, 2023

Topic: Journalists

Who are BJP & opposition’s favourite journalists? Study of retweets reveals preferences

In terms of media houses, BJP leaders engage more with Zee, Republic & Jagran groups, while opposition prefers NDTV & India Today, finds study by University of Michigan researchers.

NYT has new policy for journalists using Twitter. Says ‘feeds become echo chambers’

Executive editor Dean Baquet said it would be purely optional for New York Times journalists to use Twitter because of the uptick in threats online.

MP Police take action against 2 officers, after outrage over 8 men stripped in police station

Photo of the men without clothes surfaced on social media. They were detained, allegedly beaten for protesting against CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, BJP leaders in MP's Sidhi district.

Don’t underestimate us – Pakistani journalists say after Fawad Chaudhry calls them ‘rented’

A heated altercation broke out between former Pakistan minister Fawad Chaudhry and journalist Matiullah Jan this week, but not all Pakistanis support the media’s stand.

‘Silence not an option’: Journalists urge constitutional bodies to curb ‘hatred against Muslims’

In a statement issued Wednesday, 28 senior journalists and mediapersons said ‘calls for violence’ have been met with a ‘cold and calculated silence from the country’s top leaders’.

Erudite, insightful, mentor — colleagues, well-wishers remember journalist Ravish Tiwari

Tiwari, chief of The Indian Express’s national bureau, succumbed to cancer last month. Senior political leaders were among those who paid tribute at a prayer meeting Wednesday.

58 press freedom, human rights bodies write to J&K L-G urging release of journalist Fahad Shah

Shah was arrested on 4 February for allegedly 'glorifying terrorist activities' and 'inciting the public'. Earlier, the Editors Guild had also condemned the arrest.

Editors Guild slams Fahad Shah arrest, says media freedom has ‘progressively eroded’ in Kashmir

New Delhi: The Editors Guild of India Sunday issued a "strong" condemnation of the arrest of journalist and Kashmir Walla editor Fahad Shah, stating...

Journalists in Europe are getting attacked for covering anti-lockdown, anti-vaccine protests

There have also been attempts to restrict journalists from covering the health crisis in Hungary, Serbia, Russian Federation and Bulgaria.

Not ‘Lifafa’, Pakistani media has a new name: ‘Basket Journalists’. Thanks to a leaked audio

In the leaked audio, PML-N's Maryam Nawaz and Pervaiz Rashid talk of 'media bias', while certain journalists will receive ‘baskets’ from Nawaz Sharif.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.