We at the Foundation of Media Professionals, are deeply concerned with the framing of accusations by the government in its status report before the Supreme Court of India on 31 March 2020, in the matter of Alakh Alok Srivastava versus Union of India.
Patiala House court directs Delhi Police to lodge FIR against Arnab Goswami
A court in Delhi has directed the Delhi Police to lodge an FIR against Republic TV editor, Arnab Goswami. The court ruled in favour of an application made by former union minister and Congress leader Shashi Tharoor.
Tharoor had approached the court, alleging that Goswami had accesses confidential material in the probe related to his wife Sunanda Pushkar’s death.
Waning Media Focus Causes Major Delay in Slain Journalist's Murder Trial
The parents of murdered TV journalist Soumya Vishwanathan have written to Delhi CM, Arvind Kejriwal, asking for a public prosecutor for the murder trial of their daughter. The trial has slowed down miserably over the last decade as media interest in the trial also took a dive.
It began with a message circulated on Whatsapp that was apparently sent out by the Mumbai-based English language daily—Daily News & Analysis.
The message read:
Business standard reporter Somesh Jha has proved that print journalism is alive and kicking. His scoop of the much-awaited-but-unreleased jobs data in India has unsettled the myth that print reportage is dead or dying.
The story reported unpublished govt data showing that unemployment was at a 45-year-high under the Narendra Modi government.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has written to Nitin Gadkari, Union minister for roads, transport and national highways, asking that reporters be exempted from paying toll tax on highways across the country.
There is a rail travel subsidy for journalists, it requires accreditation with state or central governments.
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In 15 years, Facebook and its allied entities have set up an elaborate mechanism of surveillance and disinformation. How did we get here, and where are we headed?
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