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Daily News
Media: Status quo and futureupgrading of media training 7) media ownership to be made open, transparent and
Media: Status quo and future
Daily News / Posted 8 hours ago
upgrading of media training 7) media ownership to be made open, transparent and accountable to the public 8) repeal of the Press Council Law and abolition of the Press Council. The taste of the pudding is in the eating, it is said. Likewise the... Read more
10h
Zero Hedge
Migrant Rape Epidemic Reaches Austriamass migration are being silenced by the guardians of Austrian multiculturalism
Migrant Rape Epidemic Reaches Austria
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 hours ago
mass migration are being silenced by the guardians of Austrian multiculturalism. In April, for example, the Austrian Press Council (Presserat) — a group that enforces a politically correct "code of ethics" to ensure that Austrian media... Read more
18h
Sun Star
Press council, regional police unit set up Election Media CenterFOR the third time, the Cebu Citizens-Press Council and the Police Regional Off
Press council, regional police unit set up Election Media Center
Sun Star / Posted 18 hours ago
FOR the third time, the Cebu Citizens-Press Council and the Police Regional Office 7 (Central Visayas) of the Philippine National Police will set up the Election Media Center to facilitate the flow of information between election news sources and... Read more
21h
AllAfrica.com
Office Underlines Increased Media People Effort to Address Press Freedom ChallengesOffice Media Development and Diversity Director Tamirat Dejene said that absenc
Office Underlines Increased Media People Effort to Address Press Freedom Challenges
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
Office Media Development and Diversity Director Tamirat Dejene said that absence of vibrant journalists' associations and press council, lack of incentives for media and the expansion of Satellite Televisions are potential challenges to the press... Read more
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The Age
Cheating rife in financial planningstatement on its website saying it had "examined the claim and found no evidenc
Cheating rife in financial planning
The Age / Posted yesterday
statement on its website saying it had "examined the claim and found no evidence of it", and that it would complain to the Press Council about BusinessDay's coverage of the issue. However, ASIC commissioner Peter Kell says the regulator is "aware... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Cheating rife in financial planningstatement on its website saying it had "examined the claim and found no evidenc
Cheating rife in financial planning
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
statement on its website saying it had "examined the claim and found no evidence of it", and that it would complain to the Press Council about BusinessDay's coverage of the issue. However, ASIC commissioner Peter Kell says the regulator is "aware... Read more
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Canberra Times
Cheating rife in financial planningstatement on its website saying it had "examined the claim and found no evidenc
Cheating rife in financial planning
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
statement on its website saying it had "examined the claim and found no evidence of it", and that it would complain to the Press Council about BusinessDay's coverage of the issue. However, ASIC commissioner Peter Kell says the regulator is "aware... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Herald journalist Kate McClymont awarded Press Freedom MedalAustralian's national security editor Paul Maley have each been awarded a prest
Herald journalist Kate McClymont awarded Press Freedom Medal
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
Australian's national security editor Paul Maley have each been awarded a prestigious Press Freedom Medal by the Australian Press Council. The medal winners are "exemplary journalists, who have the respect of their peers and the admiration of all... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Herald journalist Kate McClymont awarded Press Freedom MedalAustralian's national security editor Paul Maley have each been awarded a prest
Herald journalist Kate McClymont awarded Press Freedom Medal
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
Australian's national security editor Paul Maley have each been awarded a prestigious Press Freedom Medal by the Australian Press Council. The medal winners are "exemplary journalists, who have the respect of their peers and the admiration of all... Read more
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MumBRELLA
Investigative journalism the best chance newspapers have to survive: NY Times reporterinvestigative journalism is the best chance newspapers have for long-term survi
Investigative journalism the best chance newspapers have to survive: NY Times reporter
MumBRELLA / Posted yesterday
investigative journalism is the best chance newspapers have for long-term survival. Speaking at yesterday’s Australian Press Council conference, David Barstow, said: “We now have a real basis for demonstrating that investigative journalism,... Read more
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The Age
Herald journalist Kate McClymont awarded Press Freedom MedalAustralian's national security editor Paul Maley have each been awarded a prest
Herald journalist Kate McClymont awarded Press Freedom Medal
The Age / Posted yesterday
Australian's national security editor Paul Maley have each been awarded a prestigious Press Freedom Medal by the Australian Press Council. The medal winners are "exemplary journalists, who have the respect of their peers and the admiration of all... Read more
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MumBRELLA
60 Minutes' Lebanon story damaged reputation of media industry claims HuffPost editorin Lebanon has damaged the entire journalism industry, not just the 60 Minutes’
60 Minutes' Lebanon story damaged reputation of media industry claims HuffPost editor
MumBRELLA / Posted yesterday
in Lebanon has damaged the entire journalism industry, not just the 60 Minutes’ brand. Speaking at yesterday’s Australian Press Council conference, The Huffington Post’s Tory Maguire said: “It’s damaging for the industry that high-profile cock-ups... Read more
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Calcutta News
Ljiljana Zurovac on truth and mediaeven killed for trying to make the truth known." In this interview Ljiljana Zur
Ljiljana Zurovac on truth and media
Calcutta News / Posted 2 days ago
even killed for trying to make the truth known." In this interview Ljiljana Zurovac, Executive Director of the Independent Press Council in Bosnia and Herzegovina, puts particular emphasis on ethics of journalism, media responsibility, and... Read more
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DW
Media Freedom Heroesof social change. DW Akademie is partnering with such unsung heroes on a varie
Media Freedom Heroes
DW / Posted 2 days ago
of social change. DW Akademie is partnering with such unsung heroes on a variety of projects, such as the creation of a press council in Myanmar, media initiatives for young people in Moldova and community radio stations in South Sudan. Together... Read more
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asianage
Journalism 101of plenty of monitors and “recommendations”, but the near-total absence of a cl
Journalism 101
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
of plenty of monitors and “recommendations”, but the near-total absence of a clear-cut law. The good news is that the Press Council of India — one of the many relatively powerless “regulatory” bodies — is to soon acquire teeth. But over and... Read more
4d
Hindustantimes.com
Paid news likely to be electoral offence for poll candidatespoliticians, bureaucrats and corporates in the wake of Essar leaks. Often crit
Paid news likely to be electoral offence for poll candidates
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 days ago
politicians, bureaucrats and corporates in the wake of Essar leaks. Often criticised for being a “toothless tiger”, the Press Council of India (PCI) too might get the much needed teeth if the proposals are implemented. The government has told... Read more
8d
AllAfrica.com
Still On Regulating Preaching in Kaduna StateI have my reservation against government licensing. This is why journalists hav
Still On Regulating Preaching in Kaduna State
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
I have my reservation against government licensing. This is why journalists have fought against a government dominated Press Council since Independence in 1960. Government licensing is clearly a slippery slope to government censorship. That... Read more
9d
AllAfrica.com
Parliament On Ombudsman Findings On Weekend Argus Articlestates, "The press shall take care to report news truthfully, accurately and fa
Parliament On Ombudsman Findings On Weekend Argus Article
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
states, "The press shall take care to report news truthfully, accurately and fairly." A correction ordered by the Ombudsman was published in the Weekend Argus on Saturday. The full finding is available on Parliament's and the Press Council websi... Read more
10d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
EC says govt won't sway rules on votemake sure those guidelines will not negatively affect press freedom. Chavarong
EC says govt won't sway rules on vote
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 days ago
make sure those guidelines will not negatively affect press freedom. Chavarong Limpattamapanee, president of the National Press Council, said the EC may want to discuss these guidelines with the media organisations before they are finalised. Also... Read more
10d
AllAfrica.com
Ombudsman Finds Weekend Argus in Serious Breach of Press Code in Story About Suspension of Parliament's Head of Securitystates, "The press shall take care to report news truthfully, accurately and fa
Ombudsman Finds Weekend Argus in Serious Breach of Press Code in Story About Suspension of Parliament's Head of Security
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
states, "The press shall take care to report news truthfully, accurately and fairly." A correction ordered by the Ombudsman was published in the Weekend Argus on Saturday. The full finding is available on Parliament's and the Press Council websi... Read more
17d
Herald Sun
Tough first step for synthetic drug usersreporting, and our policy is to correct errors. Leader is also bound by the Sta
Tough first step for synthetic drug users
Herald Sun / Posted 17 days ago
reporting, and our policy is to correct errors. Leader is also bound by the Standards of Practice of the Australian Press Council. If you believe the standards may have been breached, you may contact the relevant Leader newspaper direct or... Read more
17d
CommonDreams.org
India: High Cost for Reporting in ChhattisgarhRights Commission issued a notice to the Chhattisgarh government over Singh’s “
India: High Cost for Reporting in Chhattisgarh
CommonDreams.org / Posted 17 days ago
Rights Commission issued a notice to the Chhattisgarh government over Singh’s “illegal arrest, detention, and torture.” The Press Council of India stated that Singh’s arrest appeared to be a violation of press freedom and sought a report from the... Read more
20d
asianage
Press body, I&B argue over powers after warrantDays after serving a bailable arrest warrant against Union I&B ministry secreta
Press body, I&B argue over powers after warrant
asianage / Posted 20 days ago
Days after serving a bailable arrest warrant against Union I&B ministry secretary Sunil Arora, the Press Council of India and the ministry seem to be at loggerheads over the issue of the media body’s powers. I&B ministry sources stated that the PCI... Read more
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dna
Press Council, government at loggerheads over media body's powersThe Press Council of India(PCI) and the Government were at loggerheads over the
Press Council, government at loggerheads over media body's powers
dna / Posted 20 days ago
The Press Council of India(PCI) and the Government were at loggerheads over the issue of the media body's powers after it decided to serve a bailable arrest warrant against Union I and B Ministry Secretary Sunil Arora for failing to appear before it... Read more
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20d
Business Standard India
PCI, Govt at loggerheads over media body's powersthe activities of the Council particularly at its efforts to preserve the freed
PCI, Govt at loggerheads over media body's powers
Business Standard India / Posted 20 days ago
the activities of the Council particularly at its efforts to preserve the freedom of the press and its mandate under the Press Council Act and directed its Secretary to appear before it on April 11. Arora is due to retire on April 30. Prasad... Read more
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21d
Northern Star
OUR SAY: Greens FOI ‘stunt’ has gun owners seeing redof statistics Australia proudly boasts a free press, which is a symbol of a fr
OUR SAY: Greens FOI ‘stunt’ has gun owners seeing red
Northern Star / Posted 21 days ago
of statistics Australia proudly boasts a free press, which is a symbol of a free people. According to the Australian Press Council, "the people of Australia have a right to freedom of information and access to differing opinions". The... Read more
22d
Daily Examiner
Greens FOI ‘stunt’ has gun owners seeing redthis information. Australia proudly boasts a free press, which is a symbol of
Greens FOI ‘stunt’ has gun owners seeing red
Daily Examiner / Posted 22 days ago
this information. Australia proudly boasts a free press, which is a symbol of a free people. According to the Australian Press Council, "the people of Australia have a right to freedom of information and access to differing opinions". The... Read more
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New Kerala
I&B secretary to appear before Press Council on April 22 - newkerala.com #49061April 13 : Information and Broadcasting Secretary Sunil Arora, against whom bai
I&B secretary to appear before Press Council on April 22 - newkerala.com #49061
New Kerala / Posted 22 days ago
April 13 : Information and Broadcasting Secretary Sunil Arora, against whom bailable arrest warrant was issued by the Press Council of India (PCI), has now been asked to appear before the panel on April 22. "A request has come from the... Read more
22d
The Economic Times
Press Council serves warrant against I&B Secretarythe activities of the Council particularly at its efforts to preserve the freed
Press Council serves warrant against I&B Secretary
The Economic Times / Posted 22 days ago
the activities of the Council particularly at its efforts to preserve the freedom of the press and its mandate under the Press Council Act and directed its Secretary to appear before it on April 11. Arora is retiring on April 30. Prasad said the... Read more
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The Hindu
PCI serves warrant against I&B Secretary Sunil AroraIn an unprecedented move, the Press Council of India (PCI) took a unanimous vie
PCI serves warrant against I&B Secretary Sunil Arora
The Hindu / Posted 23 days ago
In an unprecedented move, the Press Council of India (PCI) took a unanimous view to serve I&B Secretary Sunil Arora with a bailable arrest warrant on Tuesday, setting the government on a collision course with the Council. Explaining the reason for... Read more
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24d
DW
German Justice Minister Maas slammed over proposed 'sexist advert' ban |party called for a "Veggie Day" in workplace cafeterias at federal government i
German Justice Minister Maas slammed over proposed 'sexist advert' ban |
DW / Posted 24 days ago
party called for a "Veggie Day" in workplace cafeterias at federal government institutions. "There's an advertising and press council for that, which work well," he added. A draft amendment the law relating to advertising is due to be discussed... Read more
24d
The Indian Express
Maneka Gandhi wanted two reporters on blacklist, Govt said no such ruleor mischievous reporting”. Instead, PIB has suggested that the Women & Child D
Maneka Gandhi wanted two reporters on blacklist, Govt said no such rule
The Indian Express / Posted 24 days ago
or mischievous reporting”. Instead, PIB has suggested that the Women & Child Development Ministry take up the issue with Press Council of India under whose purview lies the issue of alleged misreporting and violation of norms of journalistic... Read more
24d
dna
Three-member committee to monitor content of govt adswould facilitate day-to-day its functioning, it added. The names were chosen b
Three-member committee to monitor content of govt ads
dna / Posted 24 days ago
would facilitate day-to-day its functioning, it added. The names were chosen by a selection panel headed by Chairman of Press Council of India Justice (Retd) Chandramauli Kumar Prasad. As per the Terms of Reference, the Committee would,... Read more
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News.com.au
Press Council adjudicationThis is an adjudication from the Press Council. THE Press Council considered w
Press Council adjudication
News.com.au / Posted 26 days ago
This is an adjudication from the Press Council. THE Press Council considered whether its Standards of Practice were breached by an article published on news.com.au on 1 November 2015. The article was headed “Brutal torture of four women captured on... Read more
28d
Limerick Post
Garda move over asylum centre attackKerins warned the paper of criminal prosecution for incitement to hatred and sa
Garda move over asylum centre attack
Limerick Post / Posted 28 days ago
Kerins warned the paper of criminal prosecution for incitement to hatred and said the paper would also be reported to the Press Council of Ireland for publishing racist and defamatory comments. However, the Limerick Post responded by saying that... Read more
28d
Limerick Post
It's time to widen the space between racism and realitythat it was facing the likelihood of a criminal prosecution for incitement to h
It's time to widen the space between racism and reality
Limerick Post / Posted 28 days ago
that it was facing the likelihood of a criminal prosecution for incitement to hatred and would also be complained to the Press Council of Ireland for publishing racist and defamatory comments. There were calls for the editor to resign and a... Read more
28d
New Kerala
Press Council panels for 'paid news' in poll-bound states - newkerala.com #46251New Delhi, April 7 : The Press Council of India (PCI) on Thursday announced set
Press Council panels for 'paid news' in poll-bound states - newkerala.com #46251
New Kerala / Posted 28 days ago
New Delhi, April 7 : The Press Council of India (PCI) on Thursday announced setting up of sub-committees comprising members and senior journalists for poll-bound states to monitor the coverage in newspapers from the angle of paid news. According to... Read more
28d
AllAfrica.com
CBAAC Urges Journalists to Promote Nigeria's Image Positively Home, Abroadsaid. Anikwe also called on the relevant regulatory agencies, the Nigerian Bro
CBAAC Urges Journalists to Promote Nigeria's Image Positively Home, Abroad
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
said. Anikwe also called on the relevant regulatory agencies, the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) and the Nigerian Press Council (NPC), to always ensure that media houses write reports that were positive about the country. They should be... Read more
28d
MumBRELLA
Herald Sun censured by Press Council for inaccurate report on raid on CFMEU offices The Australian Press Council has censured News Corp’s Herald Sun for failing
Herald Sun censured by Press Council for inaccurate report on raid on CFMEU offices
MumBRELLA / Posted 28 days ago
The Australian Press Council has censured News Corp’s Herald Sun for failing to ensure accuracy in a report claiming the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy... Read more
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MumBRELLA
Herald Sun censured by Press Council for inaccurate report on police raid on CFMEU The Australian Press Council has censured News Corp’s Herald Sun for failing
Herald Sun censured by Press Council for inaccurate report on police raid on CFMEU
MumBRELLA / Posted 29 days ago
The Australian Press Council has censured News Corp’s Herald Sun for failing to ensure accuracy in a report claiming the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy... Read more
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Herald Sun
Press Council adjudicationTHE Press Council considered a complaint by Clancy Dobbyn on behalf of the Cons
Press Council adjudication
Herald Sun / Posted 29 days ago
THE Press Council considered a complaint by Clancy Dobbyn on behalf of the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) about an article published by Herald Sun online on 27 August, 2015. The article, headed “Taskforce Heracles police... Read more
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New Kerala
Why is media coverage being hampered, Press Council asks NIT, Srinagar - newkerala.com #45852New Delhi, April 6 : The Press Council of India (PCI) on Wednesday served notic
Why is media coverage being hampered, Press Council asks NIT, Srinagar - newkerala.com #45852
New Kerala / Posted 29 days ago
New Delhi, April 6 : The Press Council of India (PCI) on Wednesday served notice to the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Srinagar, for allegedly imposing restrictions on media from covering of news in the campus. Taking suo-motu cognizance on... Read more
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Business Wire
New Wave Group AB ( Press Release from the Nomination CommitteeBrazil and Zambia. In addition to being the President of Rädda Barnen/Save the
New Wave Group AB ( Press Release from the Nomination Committee
Business Wire / Posted 30 days ago
Brazil and Zambia. In addition to being the President of Rädda Barnen/Save the Children, she is also a Board member of the Press Council (PON) and of the Public Service Charity Board. The Nomination Committee constitutes of Johan Ståhl (Chairman),... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Audrey Young: Clark UN candidacy will unify NZof the Newspapers in Education unit at Wellington Newspapers and as a teacher i
Audrey Young: Clark UN candidacy will unify NZ
The New Zealand Herald / Posted a month ago
of the Newspapers in Education unit at Wellington Newspapers and as a teacher in Wellington. She was a union nominee on the Press Council for six years. Discover more This recipe was created by Helen Climo, and is featured on the menu of Vogel's... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Audrey Young: Clark UN candidacy will unify NZas a journalism tutor at Manukau Technical Institute, as member of the Newspape
Audrey Young: Clark UN candidacy will unify NZ
The New Zealand Herald / Posted a month ago
as a journalism tutor at Manukau Technical Institute, as member of the Newspapers in Education unit at Wellington Newspapers and as a teacher in Wellington. She was a union nominee on the Press Council for six years. Discover more Vie... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Centre suggests three-member ombudsman to regulate adsauthority, which will now be put forth before the apex court. According to sou
Centre suggests three-member ombudsman to regulate ads
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 1 months ago
authority, which will now be put forth before the apex court. According to sources, a selection committee headed by the Press Council of India chairperson that met on Thursday has suggested including a retired judge, an expert from the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Centre suggests three-member ombudsman for regulating adsauthority, which will now be put forth before the apex court. According to sou
Centre suggests three-member ombudsman for regulating ads
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 1 months ago
authority, which will now be put forth before the apex court. According to sources, a selection committee headed by the Press Council of India chairperson that met on Thursday has suggested including a retired judge, an expert from the... Read more
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asianage
SC junks plea of Delhi cop seeking compensation for his wrong portrayal in videothe credibility of the organisation, Delhi Police, where he is working." Salim
SC junks plea of Delhi cop seeking compensation for his wrong portrayal in video
asianage / Posted 1 months ago
the credibility of the organisation, Delhi Police, where he is working." Salim had sought directions for the Centre, Press Council of India, Delhi government, Commissioner of Police and Delhi Metro Rail Corporation to take appropriate... Read more
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dna
SC rejects 'drunk' Delhi cop's petition seeking compensationand no breach of fundamental rights has taken place. The petitioner has sought
SC rejects 'drunk' Delhi cop's petition seeking compensation
dna / Posted 1 months ago
and no breach of fundamental rights has taken place. The petitioner has sought directions from the court to the Centre, Press Council of India (PCI), Delhi government, Commissioner of Police and DMRC to publishing correct facts, particularly his... Read more
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New Kerala
SC dismisses 'drunk' Delhi cop petition seeking compensation - newkerala.com #43385and no breach of fundamental rights has taken place. The petitioner has sought
SC dismisses 'drunk' Delhi cop petition seeking compensation - newkerala.com #43385
New Kerala / Posted 1 months ago
and no breach of fundamental rights has taken place. The petitioner has sought directions from the court to the Centre, Press Council of India (PCI), Delhi government, Commissioner of Police and DMRC to publishing correct facts, particularly his... Read more
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