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Journalists threatened and harassed after numbers leaked online Bid to curtail Press Freedom?

Several Indian journalists, known for their liberal and secular views, became victims of doxxing when their numbers were leaked and circulated, allegedly by right-wing social media trolls. Barkha Dutt, Abhisar Sharma, Rajdeep Sardesai and many others, have since then received threats of violence and abusive messages on their phones. Is this a conspiracy against media…

नब्बे प्रतिशत मीडिया सिर्फ दस प्रतिशत लोगों को कवरेज दे रहा है: आरफा खानम Netizens for Democracy

आरफा खानम उन चंद पत्रकारों  में से एक हैं जो खुल कर हिंदुत्ववादी राजनीती का विरोध करतीं है, जो मोदीराज में भी सच्ची पत्रकारिता पर विश्वास रखतीं है।  इसके फ़लस्वरूप उन्हें organized trolling का निशाना बनाया जाता है।  एक अल्पसंख्यक समुदाय की महिला होने की वजह से भी हर कदम पर उन्हें कई कठिनाओं का…

पत्रकार नफरत का ज़रिया न बने: अभिसार शर्मा Netizens For Democracy

जाने माने पत्रकार अभिसार शर्मा अपनी खरी बोली के लिए जाने जाते है। जहाँ मोदीराज में सच बोलना ही गुनाह है, वहां अपना फ़र्ज़ निभाने के लिए अभिसार को एक नौकरी गवानी पड़ी। इस ख़ास बात चीत में पहली बार अभिसार खुल के बताते है की कैसे IB उनका पीछा करती है, कैसे पत्रकार खुद…

Activists say Aadhar Verdict is a Disappointment CJP in conversation with Sucheta Dalal and Raghu Godavar

In this video activists Raghu Godavar and senior journalist Sucheta Dalal respond to the Aadhar judgement, they called it a partial victory. Watch this video to know more.     Related: SC upholds Aadhaar’s Constitutional Validity, but partially addresses Privacy Concerns Twinkle-twinkle little star, why do nursery kids need Aadhaar? Understanding the Aadhaar Case Aadhaar…

Gauri Lankesh’s murder: Will justice prevail? With the murder investigation unfolding, will Gauri Lankesh get justice?

On Tuesday, September 5, 2017, journalist and activist Gauri Lankesh, 55, was shot dead outside her home in Bengaluru by a bike-born assailant. On Monday, June 11, the sixth accused in the case, Parashuram Waghmore, 26, was arrested. With the murder investigation still unfolding, it remains to be seen if Gauri Lankesh will get justice.…

NWMI demands and end to the Online Abuse and Intimidation of Masrat Zahra Press Release by NWMI

The Network of Women in Media, India (NWMI) has come out in support of Masrat Zahra, a Srinagar based photojournalist who is being mercilessly attacked and threatened on social media for posting a picture of herself covering an encounter between the Indian Army and alleged extremists. Here is a statement released by NWMI.   The…

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India cuts a Sorry Figure on World Press Freedom Day Attacks on media persons continue with impunity across the country

May 3 is the 25th anniversary of World Press Freedom Day, which was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in December 1993 on the recommendation of UNESCO’s General Conference. It is therefore a somber day for Indian journalists given how the Press Freedom is being curtailed in the country, by both, state and non state actors.…

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