BY ANISHA SHETH| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |15/07/2017
Internet shutdowns have risen from eight in Jan-July 2016 to 23 in 2017, with the string of shutdowns almost unbroken since April,
BY GEETA SESHU| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |10/07/2017
A fact-finding committee report on the February attack on a journalist in Chirala town confirms that the police acted against him, not his attackers.
BY JILLIAN C. YORK| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |21/06/2017
It is not only a diplomatic crisis, but a crisis for free expression in an already restrictive region.
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |18/06/2017
All three films not permitted to be shown at the short film festival in Kerala which is currently under way, are now on YouTube. Did the GOI really feel threatened by these?
BY B P SANJAY| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |17/06/2017
The question is being asked amidst an overarching defense by the establishment: has any media person been arrested or hounded?
BY MUHAMMED SABITH| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |12/06/2017
The I&B Ministry stops three movies tackling JNU, Rohith Vemula and Kashmir from being screened.
While the press protection law signals to police and prosecutors that protecting journalists is high on the political agenda, it dilutes protections they already have as citizens,
The Hoot’s comprehensive report on free speech issues in India, released on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day.
BY NUPUR BASU| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |03/05/2017
The World Press Freedom Index shows several European countries – model democracies - sliding in the rankings
BY GEETA SESHU| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |30/04/2017
We analyse the reasons for attacks on journalists and who the perpetrators were for the period January 2016 to April 2017.
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The Washingtonian.com reports that the Washington Post has a new social media policy which says staffers can be fired if their social-media activity "adversely affects The Post's customers advertisers, subscribers, vendors, suppliers or partners." The paper's guild is opposing the policy.                  

The Hindustan Times published this story titled "Hollow power: India is on a path to decline and that is why China is challenging it" and then took it down, as the link shows. Did it get a rap on the knuckles from the government? The story was unflattering in what it said about the Modi government's record in power over the last three years.                        
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