Press freedom advocates have sharply condemned Israel’s bombing of a Gaza building that housed the offices of Al Jazeera and the Associated Press news agency, calling it a brazen attempt to “silence” journalists covering the Israeli military’s ongoing offensive that has killed scores of people.
Kashmir Press Club Monday condemned the beating of a journalist Saqib Majeed by cops in Srinagar.
Kashmir Press Club on Saturday expressed concern at some unknown social media users entering hospitals with mics masquerading as journalists.
At the Kashmir Press Club we would urge our members and the fraternity in general to take utmost care while doing their jobs at the frontline. Please follow the SOP’s laid down for safety in this pandemic.
In the first of its kind across the LoC academic study, the participating journalists belonging to Srinagar and Muzaffarabad responded through the semi structured questionnaire, interviews and shared their journalistic practices on both sides of LoC
India has ranked 142nd out of 180 countries on a global press freedom index in the annual Reporters Without Borders analysis released on Tuesday.
Terming the recently issued advisory to journalists on live encounters by police as “draconian and undemocratic”, the Editors Guild of India (EGI) on Saturday demanded immediate withdrawal of the diktat
LG has directed the authorities in Jammu & Kashmir Union Territory to nominate nodal officers in each administrative department for responding to media reports pertaining to their department.
The media bodies in Kashmir on Wednesday expressed anguish over the comments attributed to IGP Kashmir, Vijay Kumar cautioning journalists not to come closer to encounter sites and law and order situations.
In an unprecedented move teams from the Information & Public Relations Department of the J&K government visited newspaper offices in Srinagar on Monday for physical verification of the office infrastructure.