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PM Narendra Modi meets journalists at Diwali Milan
PM Narendra Modi meets journalists at Diwali Milan

Speaking at his first media outreach last year, PM Modi had said that he was looking for ways to deepen his old ties with the fourth estate.

Hundreds protest jailing of 2 journalists in Turkey

Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the Istanbul office of an opposition newspaper on Friday, accusing the government of silencing critics and attempting to cover-up a scandal after two journalists were jailed on terror and espionage charges for their reports on alleged Turkish arms smuggling to Syria.

DNA: Aaj Tak controversial clip–Does media manufacture news?

News network AajTak has released a statement claiming to have fired a stringer, after a leaked video showed a child being tutored for a news video.

Reporting violent events puts journalists at PTSD risk

Journalists who report on life-threatening events are at increased risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and anxiety, says a study that looked into the emotional well-being of reporters covering violent events in Kenya.

Journalists walked out of Hardik Patel's press conference. Find out why

Journalists on Monday walked out of a press conference called by Hardik Patel here in protest against the behaviour of the Patel quota agitation leader.

Facebook woos journalist with news gathering tool
Facebook woos journalist with news gathering tool

Social networking giant Facebook has released a new tool to help journalists find, organise and publish content found on its extensive network.

Facebook rolls out Mentions app for verified accounts
Facebook rolls out Mentions app for verified accounts

Journalists and other public figures can now offer live video to their followers on Facebook, which announced plans Thursday to broaden the streaming service.

Israel bans journalists from voicing opinions in newscasts

The Israeli parliament has passed a law banning journalists working for the country's public broadcast authority from expressing their opinions on air.

Two French journalists held for `attempted blackmail of Morocco king`

Two French investigative journalists were arrested on Thursday in Paris on suspicion of trying to blackmail the king of Morocco, legal sources in both countries said. 

South Sudan journalist slain after president `threatened to kill` reporters

 Gunmen shot dead a South Sudan reporter in an apparently targeted attack, colleagues said Thursday, days after President Salva Kiir publicly threatened to kill journalists who reported "against the country".

PCI seeks response from UP minister for threatening scribes

 The Press Council of India (PCI) has issued a notice seeking reply from Uttar Pradesh Minister Vijay Bahadur Pal, who reportedly made threats against journalists at a rally in Kanauj on Thursday.

UP minister threatens scribes for bad press

Uttar Pradesh minister Vijay Bahadur Pal has waded into a controversy by allegedly threatening journalists of "dire consequences" for giving negative publicity of the state government.

113 cases of attack on journalists in 2014: Govt

As many as 113 cases were registered and 30 people arrested for attacks on journalists in different parts of the country in 2014, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Pentagon guidelines on war coverage by journalists draw fire

The Pentagon is drawing fire for new legal guidelines that liken war correspondents to spies and says that in some instances they can be treated as "unprivileged belligerents."

German prosecutors drop treason probe against journalists

 German federal prosecutors today dropped a much-criticised treason investigation of two journalists who had reported on secret plans to expand online surveillance in Germany.

No separate data on murder of journalists: Government

The Home Ministry on Tuesday said data on the murder of journalists was not maintained separately, and 113 cases were registered and 30 people arrested for attacking media persons in 2014.

Al-Jazeera `outraged` as Egypt court delays retrial verdict

 Broadcaster Al-Jazeera said it was "outraged" by an Egyptian court`s decision Thursday to postpone a verdict in the retrial of three of its journalists accused of supporting the banned Muslim Brotherhood.

Journalist takes refuge in Honduras human rights commission

A Honduran journalist has taken refuge in the country`s human rights commission in Tegucigalpa, claiming the government is plotting to assassinate him for exposing a corruption scandal.

Tour de France: Chris Froome blasts `irresponsible` reporters after urine attack
Tour de France: Chris Froome blasts `irresponsible` reporters after urine attack

Yellow jersey wearer Chris Froome hit out at "irresponsible" reporting at the Tour de France after revealing he had urine thrown over him by a spectator during the 14th stage on Saturday.