Freedom of press and the tools of suppression: India

Freedom of press and the tools of suppression: India

Our liberty depends on the freedom of press and that cannot be limited without being lost – Thomas Jefferson The freedom of the press or the media is one of the most fundamental rights and as Jefferson says our liberty depends on it. It is closely linked with freedom of speech. This one freedom has … Read more

Who is Journalist Naresh Vats assaulted in Kejriwal’s press conference?

journalist naresh vats assaulted by punjab police

On 26 April, a joint press conference of Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was held at the Imperial Hotel in Delhi. Senior journalist Naresh Vats, who has been doing journalism in Punjab for two decades, was stopped by the Punjab Police from attending the press conference. He also showed … Read more

The abysmal state of Journalism & Law in India

Gone are the days when the media had the spine to report real news and remain unbiased. Nowadays, real news does not even find a column in the newspapers. It may sound alarming, but the reality is usually bitter. Journalism is not journalism until a journalist doesn’t attain the freedom to pen down their thoughts. … Read more

Journalism faces a tough challenge in Kashmir

Amid the growing challenge of fake news and rising interference of government in media houses, journalism is facing a tough time in the 21st century. While the national media continues to paint an “all is well” picture around Jammu and Kashmir, for journalists in the valley the job gets tougher every day especially since the … Read more