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#MeToo Debate: Should media stop publishing MJ Akbar’s work?

#MeToo Debate: Should media stop publishing MJ Akbar’s work?

MJ Akbar

Former editor and Minister of State for External Affairs, MJ Akbar is facing a slew of allegations of sexual misconduct. The complaints against him, still pouring in, have been triggered by the #MeToo campaign.
 

Firstpost

 

 

MJ Akbar and the law of himpathy: Why men are hired, rehired and rehabilitated where no one needs them - Nisha Susan
 

A former colleague wonders how MJ Akbar turned from a dreary, snooty journalist into a sexual predator . Bikram Vohra

 

Scroll.in

 

 

Debate: Should media stop publishing MJ Akbar’s work while he stands accused of sexual harassment?

The Hindustan Times triggered a discussion on Thursday by giving space to the former minister for a column on finance.
 

The MJ Akbar playbook: Men look back at how he preyed on women colleagues in newsrooms and got away

Although few men have spoken up about Akbar, the ones that have paint a picture of an editor with a well-oiled formula.

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NDTV

 

 

MJ Akbar A "Thorough Gentleman": Woman Journalist To Court In #MeToo Row

 

India Today

 


Women vs MJ Akbar: Human rights organisations write letter to Rajasthan DGP seeking support for Pallavi Gogai

A few women and human rights organisations wrote a letter to Rajasthan director general of police asking him to provide support to Pallavi Gogoi in filing an FIR against MJ Akbar.

 

 

The Indian Express

 

 

#MeToo: M J Akbar case may come on Rajya Sabha ethics panel radar

Some of Akbar’s former colleagues who have spoken out against him are learnt to have informally approached members of the panel.

Manoj C G , Liz Mathew , Abantika Ghosh

 

 

The Quint

 

 

 

 

Akbar Says Relationship With Gogoi Consensual, Denies Rape Charge
 

Mallika Akbar Backs Husband, Call Pallavi’s Account a ‘Lie’

 

 

The Washington Post

 

 

As a young journalist in India, I was raped by M.J. Akbar. Here is my story.

 

EGI

 

 

 

Editors Guild of India issues a statement in support of the women journalists who have been sexually harassed by MJ Akbar and urges him to withdraw his lawsuit against Priya Ramani.

 

 

 

 

DC

 

 

 

20 scribes rally behind Priya Ramani, want to testify against MJ Akbar

 

ANI

 

 

 

#MeToo fallout: MJ Akbar steps down as MoS External Affairs

 

Akbar resigns

 

NWMIFMP

 

Joint statement by NWMI and FMP:

MJ Akbar must step down and submit to investigation of sexual harassment charges

 

ndtv

 

 


Minister MJ Akbar Sues Journalist For Defamation Over #MeToo Allegations

 

The Wire

 

 

 

Thank You Very Much, Mr. Akbar

The polity and its stakeholders have been given an open invitation to make a judgement about the creeping moral indifference at the highest level. - Harish Khare

 

M.J. Akbar, Minister and Former Editor, Sexually Harassed and Molested Me

This is my story. My last six months as a journalist at Asian Age, the newspaper he edited, were pure hell with repeated physical advances. - Ghazala Wahab

Cover Photo: NDTV