BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |12/04/2017
Journalists are forced to dictate or fax copy. Or beg, borrow and steal to get a connection.
BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN DIGITAL MEDIA |09/04/2017
Youths posting videos of clashes and urging people to help militants escape presents a new problem for the security forces
BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |20/03/2017
After 11 years in jail, Rafiq Shah asks the Hindustan Times why it swallowed the police version in the 2005 Delhi bombing.
BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |16/03/2017
Several photojournalists were beaten and threatened by uniformed men on Thursday afternoon.
BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |18/10/2016
His paper banned for being a threat to ‘public tranquility’, a Kashmir Reader reporter reflects on recent events and what the paper stands for.
BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |27/07/2016
The mobile-internet blockade has left families in the dark about the well-being and whereabouts of their loved ones.
BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |20/07/2016
Government doublespeak angers the Kashmir press, as Mattoo claims CM did not know of the three-day ban.
BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |17/07/2016
Kashmiris react with fury to the dubious or false stories that some media outlets have been peddling during the current protests against Wani’s killing.
BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |20/06/2016
Three govt employees have been suspended. Will it now curb a practice that affects journalism in the state adversely?
BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |27/04/2016
Her minor status raises a host of issues about the legality of her detention, the video, its leak, and the disclosure of her identity.
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The Bombay High Court granted anticipatory bail  to journalist Poonam Agarwal  and triple amputee war veteran Deepchand on 26 April in the Quint sting operation case.  They were both charged under Section 3 and 7 of the Official Secrets Act and under the IPC for abetting suicide by police in Nashik Maharashtra. The case was registered after the body of gunner Roy Mathew was found inside an abandoned barrack, days after he featured in a sting operation by The Quint. It sought to expose the army's sahayak system.                      

The story on India having slipped  three places in the international press freedom rankings is one several newspapers have carried. It is based on an index of press freedom report by the global media watchdog Reporters Without Borders which says that journalists  are less free under the Modi government due to threats from Hindu nationalists.The Economic Times had the story too, with the headline India slips in media freedom ranking: Report. But the report has now been removed.  And, hold your breath, TOI removed the story too! Self censorship?                      
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