Tag: Journalists

Oppn in Odisha Assembly demands entry of journalists into press gallery
Oppn in Odisha Assembly demands entry of journalists into press gallery

At present, the journalists are seated in a conference room outside the main assembly hall and cover the proceedings through video conferencing.

  • Friday, 22 July 2022
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi
Outcry as China stops Pacific journos questioning FM Wang

The allegations raise serious press freedom concerns and alarm about the ability of Pacific journalists to do their jobs, particularly as the relationship between the region and China becomes closer, the Guardian reported.

  • Tuesday, 31 May 2022
Loka Seva Bhawan (State Secretariat)
After two years, Odisha Govt throws open Secretariat gates to scribes, public

Following widespread protests and long-standing demand from all quarters, the Odisha government on Tuesday decided to allow public and journalists to enter State Secretariat (Loka Seva Bhawan) from April 18.

  • Tuesday, 12 April 2022
79% Afghan Journalists Gave Up Profession To Survive

The Journalists Foundation of Afghanistan said that mediapersons in the country are going through the worst economic situation as 79 per cent of them have lost their jobs and resorted to other professions to make money and survive, Khaama Press reported.

  • Tuesday, 11 January 2022
CJI Ramana
'Dancing On Razor's Edge': CJI On Journalists' Work In Present Time

Yet, he stressed, "it is an extremely satisfying profession to pursue. It is often said that the legal profession is a noble profession. I can state that the journalist's job is as noble and is an integral pillar of democracy. Like the legal professional, a journalistAalso needs to have a strong moral fibre and moral compass. Your conscience is your guide in this profession".

  • Wednesday, 29 December 2021
Odisha Lok Seva Bhawan
BVP Warns To Drag Odisha Govt To High Court Over Barring Journalists From Lok Seva Bhavan

The Bharatiya Vikash Parishad president, Surendra Panigrahi told reporters that the organisation will write to the President of India, the Prime Minister and Union Home Minister urging them to take action against the State government for the dictatorial order.

  • Wednesday, 29 December 2021
Journalists Protest At Malkangiri Against Police Excess
Muzzling FoS: Protest Grows Against Police ‘Excess’ On Journalists In Malkangiri

More than 300 journalists from Chhattisgarh, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and undivided Koraput district took out a protest march and sat on dharna in front of the SP office in Malkangiri demanding unconditional release of the scribes.

  • Tuesday, 21 December 2021
Myanmar Court Sentences US Journalist To 11 Years In Jail
Myanmar Court Sentences US Journalist To 11 Years In Jail

He is the only foreign journalist to be convicted of a serious crime since the army seized power in February, ousting the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi.

  • Friday, 12 November 2021
Journalists From Philippines, Russia Given Nobel Peace Prize
Journalists From Philippines, Russia Given Nobel Peace Prize

Ressa in 2012 co-founded Rappler, a news website that has focused critical attention on the (President Rodrigo) Duterte regime's controversial, murderous anti-drug campaign, the Nobel committee said.

  • Friday, 08 October 2021
Fake News By Web Channels In Odisha
Fake News Menace: Media Must Self-Regulate To Keep Black Sheep Out

The irony could not have been starker. Web portals/channels in the business of dispensing news have, of late, themselves become news; and for all the wrong reasons!! In the last few months, there have been a spate of cases where self-styled ‘journalists’ owning or working for web portals/channels, making mincemeat of journalistic ethics, have indulged in activities that would put professional criminals to shame.

  • Monday, 06 September 2021
MP Nagendra vents anger on scribes for talking to Collector first

Sambalpur: BJD MP from Sambalpur Nagendra Pradhan today berated TV journalists as they sought the byte of the Collector first during Veer Surendra Sai’s birth anniversary celebration here in the city today. “Tell me, who is more important? People’s representative or bureaucrat? Is Chief Secretary important or Chief Minister? Who are the TV journalists to […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Journalists to be awarded for outstanding achievement

Bhubaneswar: Media professionals in Odisha will be recognised for their outstanding contributions through the Media Excellence Awards by the Media@Change forum in a ceremony in the capital city on September 21. The award is presented to recognise the growing importance of work being done by print, broadcast (television and radio) and online news services professionals […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
He takes newspaper way to get into Guinness Records

Newspapers might be the bread and butter of journalists but for Shashanka Shekhar Dash, these sheets of paper hold the ticket to  name and fame. Aiming to get certified  by the Guinness Book of World Records, Dash also known as the paperboy, has been collecting newspapers of various languages from across the world. A native […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Journos turn good Samaritans, handle 'insane' woman with dignity

Bhubaneswar: On Monday, it was a different experience for some print and electronic media journalists, who found a nude woman on the streets of the capital city here, offered her some clothes and later handed over to the police. The woman later seemed insane, police said. During their routine coverage of events, some journalists spotted […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Sabarimala: Protesters clash with police, women turned back

Sabarimala/Nilackal (Kerala): Protesters opposed to the entry of women in the 10-50 age group to the Sabarimala temple clashed with police and heckled women journalists as the pilgrimage season opened on Wednesday, with no woman in that group making it to the hill shrine despite police assurances. Shortly before the famed temple opened at 5 […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021