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Is the threatened journalist a Pakistani curse alone? Myth of the safe scribe

BY Garga Chatterjee  At least eight murders of journalists have been reported in 2013. This was the year that India slipped to an abysmal rank of 140 of 179 countries in the Press Freedom Index On 19 April, bullets fired by… Continue Reading →

Journalist on assignment ‘gang-raped’ in Uttar Pradesh #Vaw #WTFnews

Pawan Dixit, Hindustan Times  Varanasi, March 28, 2014 A 27-year-old journalist on assignment was allegedly gang-raped by two persons in Mirzapur district of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday night. The woman, who is associated with a Hindi newspaper of Haridwar in neighbouring… Continue Reading →

Mumbai – Journalist sexually assaulted ,four arrested #Vaw

Mumbai: Months after a photojournalist was gangraped in Mumbai’s Shakti Mills, another woman journalist has alleged molestation while covering an event in the financial capital of India. The journalist has alleged that a group of men molested her while she… Continue Reading →

#India – Priest slaps reporter for asking question on Narendra Modi #WTFnews

  A senior Hindu priest, Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati, today caused a flutter when he slapped a journalist who asked him about Narendra Modi‘s chances of becoming Prime Minister.  The priest, dressed in saffron robes, was caught on camera delivering a… Continue Reading →

#India -Ten years on Assam Journalist who filed a Sexual Harassment complaint awaits justice #Vaw #WTFnews

To, The Chairman, National Human Rights Commission, Manav Adhikar Bhawan Block-C, New Delhi – 110023 Dated: Guwahati, 22nd November 2003 Subject: Demanding Justice Dear Sir, With due respect, I would like to inform you that I am a working journalist based… Continue Reading →

South Block lectures journalists on junket etiquette #mustread

Tripti Nath , Indian journalists traveling abroad as part of media delegations with the President, Vice President and Prime Minister are notorious for their unseemly behaviour. Haggling endlessly with shopkeepers, getting into drunken brawls, complaining about food or making a… Continue Reading →

Mangalore : Govt drops all charges against journalist Soorinje #goodnews

      Mangalore: June 14; The State Government has dropped all charges against journalist Naveen Soorinje in connection with the Morning Mist home stay attack Recently The Visual Media Journalists Association of Dakshina Kannada district had submitted a memorandum to… Continue Reading →

Guilty until proven innocent? #fabricated #illegalarrests #minorityrights

  hoot.org Siddiqui is, of course, not the first journalist to be implicated in terrorism-related cases, though he is certainly among those whose predicament has not attracted due attention from media colleagues or civil society, says AMMU JOSEPH.   A charge-sheet against… Continue Reading →

‘Soorinje can’t be allowed to go unless innocents are freed’

STAFF REPORTER, The Hindu Chief Minister yet to sign order on Soorinje’s release There was no progress made in reporter Naveen Soorinje’s case at Monday’s Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar. A resolution to drop the criminal charges… Continue Reading →

Notice to Karnataka govt on withdrawal of case against Naveen Soorinje #mediagag #foe

  Bangalore, Feb 6 (PTI): Karnataka High Court today ordered issue of notices to the government and a regional television channel reporter on a PIL challenging the withdrawal of case against him in connection with attack on boys and girls in a… Continue Reading →

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