Tag Archives: Journalism

  • Hong Kong police raid pro-democracy newspaper, arrests owner

    Hong Kong pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai was arrested Monday and led in handcuffs through his newspaper office as police raided the building, part of a sweeping crackdown on dissent since China imposed a security law on the city. ...

  • China to retaliate if US forces out Chinese journalists

    China will take retaliatory measures if all Chinese journalists based in the United States are forced to leave the country, including targeting US journalists in Hong Kong, Global Times Editor in Chief Hu Xijin said on Tuesday. ...

  • India arrests dozens of journalists in clampdown on critics of Covid-19 response

    Facing a continued surge in Covid-19 cases, the Indian government is clamping down on media coverage critical of its handling of the pandemic. More than 50 journalists have been arrested or had police complaints registered against them. ...

  • China expels journalists from three US newspapers

    China on Wednesday expelled American journalists at The New York Times, The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal in the Communist government's most severe move against foreign media in recent memory. ...

  • China biggest jailer of journalists, as press dangers persist: watchdog

    At least 250 journalists are jailed around the world, with the largest number held in China, amid a growing crackdown by authoritarian regimes on independent media, a press watchdog group said Wednesday. ...

  • Nava Thakuria Journalism is a service: Journalists must be allowed to function freely

    Nair spoke about the hardships journalists in India today face, especially if they are investigative journalists. He said India ranked low on the Press Freedom Index. ...

  • Nava Thakuria Celebrating National Press Day in India

    As we celebrate National Press Day, we pay tribute to the Press Council of India, as it continues to symbolize a free and responsible press in the largest democracy of the world. ...

  • Nava Thakuria Neutralizing the messengers in India

    If the nation wants the journalists to do the risky jobs for the greater interest always, their security along with justice must also be ensured. ...

  • Pope Francis tells the media to stop pushing ‘fake news’

    Pope Francis has warned journalists not to push sensationalized news stories that are incomplete, biased, or untruthful for the sake of quickness or profit. ...

  • Participants urged to push for press freedom at China media forum

    Participants at the 2009 World Media Summit should use the opportunity to urge the Chinese government to respect press freedom and stop its routine harassment of journalists. ...