In 50 percent of the killings of Indian journalists since 2010 there have been no arrests so far. We need to come together to protect our tribe,
The Supreme Court’s shaky jurisprudence on Article 19 (1)(a) has provided a foundation for the legislature to push for more restrictions on free speech.
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |02/10/2017
October 2 will see protests across the country as journalists gather to protest killings. But to assess the vulnerability of journalists look at the attacks as well.
BY GEETA SESHU| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |22/09/2017
Shantanu Bhowmick was clearly marked out since he worked for DinRaat channel which was perceived as being pro-CPM,
BY MOAZUM MOHAMMAD| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |14/09/2017
Kamran Yousuf has been in the National Investigation Agency’s custody for a week without any charges being brought against him.
BY ANUP KUMAR| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |09/09/2017
When the news of her murder came through my news feed, I wondered, will assassination of Gauri Lankesh be different? Will the killers be caught and punished this time?
BY GEETA SESHU| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |06/09/2017
Her lawyer B T Venkatesh is clear that the killing was a sinister and pre-planned act by ‘Hindu terror units’, and not linked to the defamation cases against her.
BY SEVANTI NINAN| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |29/08/2017
Amoral politics makes journalists more vulnerable. That’s the short lesson to be learned from recent attacks on journalists, fatal or otherwise.
BY GEETA SESHU| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |22/08/2017
Film maker seeks an early verdict on documentary showing the impact on farmers and water supplies of Coca Cola bottling plants.
BY MALINI SUBRAMANIAM| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |13/08/2017
Three violent assaults in Andhra Pradesh show the vulnerability of reporters who cover illegal sand mining by criminal politicians.
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In observance of National Press Day today Rajasthan Patrika carried  a blank editorial saying that it was a day meant to celebrate independent  and responsible journalism. But in Rajasthan this was endangered by the black law the state government was seeking to introduce. It said it opposed a law which amounted to the murder of democracy.                                        

 Zee News has rolled up its sleeves  to do battle on behalf of the BJP as the Gujarat elections approach.  On Nov 14 they played the Hardik Patel CD at prime time,  and when it showed precious little that was incriminating the voice over said the channel was not playing some parts of the tape because it was not fit to telecast.  On Nov 15 Sudhir Chaudhary was doing one of his endless piece-to-cameras on the history of the Ayodhya dispute.                                  

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