Still awaiting bail

IN Media Watch Briefs | 15/02/2017

The bail application of Santosh Yadav, the journalist who has been languishing in jail in Bastar since  September 2015, is scheduled to come up before the Supreme Court on February 27 for a final hearing.           

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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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