Tag Archives: press freedom

Myth of Media Freedom in India

Press freedom has deteriorated over the past five years in India for a variety of reasons, the most important being the rule of right-wing Hindutva nationalists who try to redefine India and Indians.

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Journalist killings, Arrests and Assaults Climb Worldwide as Authoritarianism Spreads

Twelve reporters have been killed so far this year and 172 are in jail, according to a new report on press freedom worldwide. The US places 48th of 180 countries ranked, down two spots from 2018.

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Journalists Need a Point of View if They Want to Stay Relevant

Rather than try to stay in the middle of two polarized extremes, reporters should embrace their biases and write with intellectual honesty and a clear voice.

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Media-Military Face-Off Divides Pakistan

Shell shock and combat fatigue are medical conditions common during violent conflict. Anyone going through the horrifying experience of being fired upon and have six bullets lodged in his body (two of them still there) would be in a state of trauma. Before slipping into unconsciousness at the hospital Hamid Mir made some startling allegations. Public posturing aside, he has …

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