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

New IT rules challenged by News Broadcasters Association in Kerala HC

New IT rules challenged

Ground Report | New Delhi: New IT rules challenged; The News Broadcasters Association (NBA) filed a petition against the new IT rules in the Kerala High Court on 8 July. Many large private television news channels including India TV and Times Now are part of the NBA. The new IT rules were introduced in February this year. … 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