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Daily News
The Right to Information Act: for a pluralistic society From Press Council Act of 1973 to SmartPhone Age 2016new ideas on how to build smart citizens. So these are the new paradigms we are
The Right to Information Act: for a pluralistic society From Press Council Act of 1973 to SmartPhone Age 2016
Daily News / Posted 17 hours ago
new ideas on how to build smart citizens. So these are the new paradigms we are talking about. So the range is from the Press Council Act of 1973 to the Smart Phone age of 2016. The media spectrum spans for 43 years. It is a huge subject and we... Read more
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New Kerala
Former SC judge Katju's comments on Bihar kicks off political storm - newkerala.com #124523NK More, Patna, Sept 27 (The Bihar Post/IBNS): Former Press Council of India (P
Former SC judge Katju's comments on Bihar kicks off political storm - newkerala.com #124523
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
NK More, Patna, Sept 27 (The Bihar Post/IBNS): Former Press Council of India (PCI) chairman Justice Markandey Katju has kicked off political storms in the country through his post on the social media, showing Bihar and Biharis in poor light. In his... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
You have to take both Kashmir and Bihar, or nothing: Katju to Pakistanrejected it. Now the offer is coming again. Mat chook (don’t miss out this time
You have to take both Kashmir and Bihar, or nothing: Katju to Pakistan
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
rejected it. Now the offer is coming again. Mat chook (don’t miss out this time)…” Katju, also a former chairman of the Press Council of India, was lambasted on the social media, with netizens hurling invectives. Some even suggested Pakistan... Read more
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Sun Star
Media-literate citizenshipself-regulation was tackled in the 2010 documentary, “Corruption in Media: the
Media-literate citizenship
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
self-regulation was tackled in the 2010 documentary, “Corruption in Media: the Cebu Setting,” produced by the Cebu Citizens-Press Council (CCPC), one of the media advocacy groups organizing the CPFW. Knowledge and counter-power Educating citizens... Read more
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Canberra Times
Press Council AdjudicationThe Press Council has not upheld a complaint about two articles concerning a cl
Press Council Adjudication
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
The Press Council has not upheld a complaint about two articles concerning a claim for compensation by a former police officer. The Press Council considered a complaint about two articles published in The Canberra Times headed "Former cop sues for... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Veteran journalist, Allister Sparks hailed for breaking Biko murder story The chair of the press council Joe Thloloe says Sparks showed his bravery by
Veteran journalist, Allister Sparks hailed for breaking Biko murder story
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
The chair of the press council Joe Thloloe says Sparks showed his bravery by running the story. Veteran journalist Allister Sparks. Picture: Who’s Who. Allister... Read more
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dna
Amitabh Bachchan accepts Justice Katju's sharp criticism of him happilyseems to have no qualms accepting Justice Markandey Katju's sharp criticism of
Amitabh Bachchan accepts Justice Katju's sharp criticism of him happily
dna / Posted 9 days ago
seems to have no qualms accepting Justice Markandey Katju's sharp criticism of him. On September 17, former Chairman of Press Council of India Katju took to Facebook and said, "Amitabh Bachchan is a man with nothing in his head, and since most... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Sensation flows: How Kannada media added fuel to the Cauvery firemedia. Shivanand Kanavi, consulting editor at Business India, says that until
Sensation flows: How Kannada media added fuel to the Cauvery fire
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 days ago
media. Shivanand Kanavi, consulting editor at Business India, says that until a more proactive approach is taken by the Press Council, it will be difficult to curb the current trend of regional jingoism, adding that he anticipates the invocation... Read more
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Queensland Times
Australia must not "flog off" its corporate dataand transparent government at the mercy of private interests." Professor David
Australia must not "flog off" its corporate data
Queensland Times / Posted 9 days ago
and transparent government at the mercy of private interests." Professor David Weisbrot AM is the Chair of the Australian Press Council The Australian Press Council promotes community access to information of public interest, and freedom of... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Australia must not "flog off" its corporate dataand transparent government at the mercy of private interests." Professor David
Australia must not "flog off" its corporate data
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
and transparent government at the mercy of private interests." Professor David Weisbrot AM is the Chair of the Australian Press Council The Australian Press Council promotes community access to information of public interest, and freedom of... Read more
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9d
News Mail
Australia must not "flog off" its corporate dataand transparent government at the mercy of private interests." Professor David
Australia must not "flog off" its corporate data
News Mail / Posted 9 days ago
and transparent government at the mercy of private interests." Professor David Weisbrot AM is the Chair of the Australian Press Council The Australian Press Council promotes community access to information of public interest, and freedom of... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Australia must not "flog off" its corporate dataand transparent government at the mercy of private interests." Professor David
Australia must not "flog off" its corporate data
Daily Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
and transparent government at the mercy of private interests." Professor David Weisbrot AM is the Chair of the Australian Press Council The Australian Press Council promotes community access to information of public interest, and freedom of... Read more
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9d
Northern Star
Australia must not "flog off" its corporate dataand transparent government at the mercy of private interests." Professor David
Australia must not "flog off" its corporate data
Northern Star / Posted 9 days ago
and transparent government at the mercy of private interests." Professor David Weisbrot AM is the Chair of the Australian Press Council The Australian Press Council promotes community access to information of public interest, and freedom of... Read more
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9d
The Daily Mercury
Australia must not "flog off" its corporate dataand transparent government at the mercy of private interests." Professor David
Australia must not "flog off" its corporate data
The Daily Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
and transparent government at the mercy of private interests." Professor David Weisbrot AM is the Chair of the Australian Press Council The Australian Press Council promotes community access to information of public interest, and freedom of... Read more
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9d
The Hindu
From the Readers' Editor: Three's companyjob was akin to a post-retirement posting of judges to commissions like the Nat
From the Readers' Editor: Three's company
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
job was akin to a post-retirement posting of judges to commissions like the National Human Rights Commission or the Press Council of India: “They do have an adjudicatory role but it is not the ‘judicial’ role.” A news ombudsman deals with... Read more
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asianage
Media moves PCI over J&K Net ‘gag’on the outskirts of Srinagar. Shafi’s body was found with pellet injuries. (Pho
Media moves PCI over J&K Net ‘gag’
asianage / Posted 10 days ago
on the outskirts of Srinagar. Shafi’s body was found with pellet injuries. (Photo: AP) Journalists in Kashmir sought Press Council of India's intervention for lifting a “gag” imposed by authorities by snapping Internet facilities, saying it... Read more
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asianage
Media moves PCI over J&K Net �gag'on the outskirts of Srinagar. Shafi’s body was found with pellet injuries. (Pho
Media moves PCI over J&K Net �gag'
asianage / Posted 10 days ago
on the outskirts of Srinagar. Shafi’s body was found with pellet injuries. (Photo: AP) Journalists in Kashmir sought Press Council of India's intervention for lifting a “gag” imposed by authorities by snapping Internet facilities, saying it... Read more
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Business Standard India
Panel finds fault with AAP ads, orders reimbursementconstituted the content regulation committee. The panel members were chosen by
Panel finds fault with AAP ads, orders reimbursement
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
constituted the content regulation committee. The panel members were chosen by a selection committee headed by Chairman of Press Council of India Justice Chandramauli Kumar Prasad (retd). The apex court had in its May 2015 order laid down criteria... Read more
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New Kerala
Panel finds fault with AAP ads, orders reimbursement - newkerala.com #119903constituted the content regulation committee. The panel members were chosen by
Panel finds fault with AAP ads, orders reimbursement - newkerala.com #119903
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
constituted the content regulation committee. The panel members were chosen by a selection committee headed by Chairman of Press Council of India Justice Chandramauli Kumar Prasad (retd). The apex court had in its May 2015 order laid down criteria... Read more
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11d
The Hindu
SC ‘grievously erred’ in Soumya case: Katjusaid. “If any of the other 3 parts are established, it will be murder even if
SC ‘grievously erred’ in Soumya case: Katju
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
said. “If any of the other 3 parts are established, it will be murder even if there was no intention to kill,” the former Press Council Chairman said. Mr. Katju said it was “regrettable” that the court has not read Section 300 carefully. “The... Read more
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The Economic Times
Supreme Court 'grievously erred' in Soumya case: Markandey Katjusaid. "If any of the other 3 parts are established, it will be murder even if
Supreme Court 'grievously erred' in Soumya case: Markandey Katju
The Economic Times / Posted 12 days ago
said. "If any of the other 3 parts are established, it will be murder even if there was no inention to kill," the former Press Council Chairman stated. Katju said it was "regrettable" that the court has not read Section 300 carefully. "The... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
‘Political mafia might have killed Hindustan journo for his critical reporting’Ranjan might have been killed by “political mafia” because of his critical repo
‘Political mafia might have killed Hindustan journo for his critical reporting’
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 12 days ago
Ranjan might have been killed by “political mafia” because of his critical reporting, a fact-finding committee of the Press Council of India (PCI) stated. In light of a spurt in criminal defamation cases against journalists, the council... Read more
12d
New Kerala
Bihar journalist was probably killed by 'political mafia': PCI - newkerala.com #119246Patna, Sept (The Bihar Post/IBNS): A fact-finding committee report of the Press
Bihar journalist was probably killed by 'political mafia': PCI - newkerala.com #119246
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
Patna, Sept (The Bihar Post/IBNS): A fact-finding committee report of the Press Council of India (PCI), a statutory body in the country that governs the conduct of the print media, has said that Bihar-based journalist Rajdeo Ranjan may have been... Read more
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Queensland Times
Media regulator says Facebook picture bans clumsyTHE Australian Press Council has joined the chorus of condemnation over Faceboo
Media regulator says Facebook picture bans clumsy
Queensland Times / Posted 15 days ago
THE Australian Press Council has joined the chorus of condemnation over Facebook's decision to censor the Vietnam War's iconic 'Napalm Girl' photograph because of its nudity. Professor David Weisbrot, chair of the press council, said Facebook's... Read more
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News Mail
Media regulator says Facebook picture bans clumsyTHE Australian Press Council has joined the chorus of condemnation over Faceboo
Media regulator says Facebook picture bans clumsy
News Mail / Posted 15 days ago
THE Australian Press Council has joined the chorus of condemnation over Facebook's decision to censor the Vietnam War's iconic 'Napalm Girl' photograph because of its nudity. Professor David Weisbrot, chair of the press council, said Facebook's... Read more
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15d
News Mail
Press Council condemns Facebook's ban of famous photoTHE chair of the Australian Press Council has condemned Facebook's "attempt to
Press Council condemns Facebook's ban of famous photo
News Mail / Posted 15 days ago
THE chair of the Australian Press Council has condemned Facebook's "attempt to censor the iconic Napalm Girl war photograph". "The intense controversy in recent days about Facebook's attempt to censor the iconic 'Napalm Girl' war photograph - widely... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Media regulator says Facebook picture bans clumsyTHE Australian Press Council has joined the chorus of condemnation over Faceboo
Media regulator says Facebook picture bans clumsy
Daily Examiner / Posted 15 days ago
THE Australian Press Council has joined the chorus of condemnation over Facebook's decision to censor the Vietnam War's iconic 'Napalm Girl' photograph because of its nudity. Professor David Weisbrot, chair of the press council, said Facebook's... Read more
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Northern Star
Media regulator says Facebook picture bans clumsyTHE Australian Press Council has joined the chorus of condemnation over Faceboo
Media regulator says Facebook picture bans clumsy
Northern Star / Posted 15 days ago
THE Australian Press Council has joined the chorus of condemnation over Facebook's decision to censor the Vietnam War's iconic 'Napalm Girl' photograph because of its nudity. Professor David Weisbrot, chair of the press council, said Facebook's... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Media regulator says Facebook picture bans clumsyTHE Australian Press Council has joined the chorus of condemnation over Faceboo
Media regulator says Facebook picture bans clumsy
The Daily Mercury / Posted 15 days ago
THE Australian Press Council has joined the chorus of condemnation over Facebook's decision to censor the Vietnam War's iconic 'Napalm Girl' photograph because of its nudity. Professor David Weisbrot, chair of the press council, said Facebook's... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Media regulator says Facebook picture bans clumsyTHE Australian Press Council has joined the chorus of condemnation over Faceboo
Media regulator says Facebook picture bans clumsy
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
THE Australian Press Council has joined the chorus of condemnation over Facebook's decision to censor the Vietnam War's iconic 'Napalm Girl' photograph because of its nudity. Professor David Weisbrot, chair of the press council, said Facebook's... Read more
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15d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Leading media watchdogs say no to councilon the regulation of media practitioners enacted into law. In a joint statemen
Leading media watchdogs say no to council
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 15 days ago
on the regulation of media practitioners enacted into law. In a joint statement, the six organisations -- the National Press Council of Thailand (NPCT), the News Broadcasting Council of Thailand (NBCT), the Thai Journalists Association (TJA),... Read more
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Western Advocate
Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion condemns 'racist' Bill Leak cartooncartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes report
Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion condemns 'racist' Bill Leak cartoon
Western Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
cartoons force people to examine the core issues in a way that sometimes reporting and analysis can fail to do." But the Press Council has received complaints and may investigate whether the cartoon breaches their guideline forbidding publishers... Read more
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Mashable
'Enjoy the tea!': Man confronts racist conversation with a nice pot of teacontinues to struggle with its historical and ongoing mistreatment of Aborigina
'Enjoy the tea!': Man confronts racist conversation with a nice pot of tea
Mashable / Posted 17 days ago
continues to struggle with its historical and ongoing mistreatment of Aboriginal Australians. Last week, the Australian Press Council chose not to rule on a cartoon in The Australian newspaper that many found highly racist. The image, created... Read more
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Hamilton News
Redefining what a newspaper really isproduct that ties all its members together. They’re not the only ones distanci
Redefining what a newspaper really is
Hamilton News / Posted 19 days ago
product that ties all its members together. They’re not the only ones distancing themselves from print. When the Ontario Press Council, the independent body that handles complaints against newspapers, was reformed into a national organization the... Read more
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Mashable
'Racist' cartoon gets Charlie Hebdo comparison by Aussie Press Councilreleased on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children's Day, as been dubbe
'Racist' cartoon gets Charlie Hebdo comparison by Aussie Press Council
Mashable / Posted 21 days ago
released on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children's Day, as been dubbed racist by commentators. The Australian Press Council has declined to rule on a recent cartoon in The Australian newspaper that many dubbed as racist and... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Good Weekend and Dr James SaleamTHE Australian Press Council has considered a complaint by Dr James Saleam abou
Good Weekend and Dr James Saleam
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 21 days ago
THE Australian Press Council has considered a complaint by Dr James Saleam about an article, ''The audacity of hate'', in The Sydney Morning Herald'sGood Weekend magazine on September 26, 2009. The article focused on the life of Dr Saleam, who is a... Read more
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Daily News
Privacy, luxury in information age ?of the newspaper, periodicity and such other details necessitated by the Act. A
Privacy, luxury in information age ?
Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
of the newspaper, periodicity and such other details necessitated by the Act. And subject to the control and regulation of Press Council of India. Cinematograph Act 1952 This Act made provision for the certification of cinematograph films for... Read more
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News.com.au
Press Council adjudicationThe Australian Press Council logo. THE Press Council considered whether its St
Press Council adjudication
News.com.au / Posted 21 days ago
The Australian Press Council logo. THE Press Council considered whether its Standards of Practice were breached by the publication of an article on News.com.au on 13 January 2016, headed “Record $US1.5 billion Powerball draw now open to Australian... Read more
22d
The Economic Times
Reports about Prasar Bharti CEO's quitting baseless: I&B Ministrythe Prasar Bharati Act, the source said. The Committee also includes a nominee
Reports about Prasar Bharti CEO's quitting baseless: I&B Ministry
The Economic Times / Posted 22 days ago
the Prasar Bharati Act, the source said. The Committee also includes a nominee each of the President of India and Chairman, Press Council of India, the source added. "The post of the CEO is not vacant as the present incumbent will be retiring in... Read more
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Junkee
The Australian Press Council Has Responded To Bill Leak’s Controversial CartoonNow the Australian Press Council, the body charged with “promoting good standar
The Australian Press Council Has Responded To Bill Leak’s Controversial Cartoon
Junkee / Posted 22 days ago
Now the Australian Press Council, the body charged with “promoting good standards of media practice”, has revealed that it received over 700 complaints about the cartoon. The complaints came from individuals as well “leading Indigenous groups and... Read more
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Queensland Times
Press Council clears 'racist' Bill Leak cartoonfor running a cartoon criticised as racist for depicting Aboriginal fathers as
Press Council clears 'racist' Bill Leak cartoon
Queensland Times / Posted 22 days ago
for running a cartoon criticised as racist for depicting Aboriginal fathers as drunks and poor parents. The Australian Press Council received hundreds of complaints about the image, drawn by cartoonist Bill Leak, but determined the newspaper's... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Press Council clears 'racist' Bill Leak cartoonfor running a cartoon criticised as racist for depicting Aboriginal fathers as
Press Council clears 'racist' Bill Leak cartoon
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 22 days ago
for running a cartoon criticised as racist for depicting Aboriginal fathers as drunks and poor parents. The Australian Press Council received hundreds of complaints about the image, drawn by cartoonist Bill Leak, but determined the newspaper's... Read more
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News Mail
Press Council clears 'racist' Bill Leak cartoonfor running a cartoon criticised as racist for depicting Aboriginal fathers as
Press Council clears 'racist' Bill Leak cartoon
News Mail / Posted 22 days ago
for running a cartoon criticised as racist for depicting Aboriginal fathers as drunks and poor parents. The Australian Press Council received hundreds of complaints about the image, drawn by cartoonist Bill Leak, but determined the newspaper's... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Press Council clears 'racist' Bill Leak cartoonfor running a cartoon criticised as racist for depicting Aboriginal fathers as
Press Council clears 'racist' Bill Leak cartoon
Daily Examiner / Posted 22 days ago
for running a cartoon criticised as racist for depicting Aboriginal fathers as drunks and poor parents. The Australian Press Council received hundreds of complaints about the image, drawn by cartoonist Bill Leak, but determined the newspaper's... Read more
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Northern Star
Press Council clears 'racist' Bill Leak cartoonfor running a cartoon criticised as racist for depicting Aboriginal fathers as
Press Council clears 'racist' Bill Leak cartoon
Northern Star / Posted 22 days ago
for running a cartoon criticised as racist for depicting Aboriginal fathers as drunks and poor parents. The Australian Press Council received hundreds of complaints about the image, drawn by cartoonist Bill Leak, but determined the newspaper's... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Press Council clears 'racist' Bill Leak cartoonfor running a cartoon criticised as racist for depicting Aboriginal fathers as
Press Council clears 'racist' Bill Leak cartoon
The Daily Mercury / Posted 22 days ago
for running a cartoon criticised as racist for depicting Aboriginal fathers as drunks and poor parents. The Australian Press Council received hundreds of complaints about the image, drawn by cartoonist Bill Leak, but determined the newspaper's... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Press Council clears 'racist' Bill Leak cartoonfor running a cartoon criticised as racist for depicting Aboriginal fathers as
Press Council clears 'racist' Bill Leak cartoon
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
for running a cartoon criticised as racist for depicting Aboriginal fathers as drunks and poor parents. The Australian Press Council received hundreds of complaints about the image, drawn by cartoonist Bill Leak, but determined the newspaper's... Read more
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The Hindu
Press Council alarm on DAVP overreachhas decided to arrogate to itself the power to suspend a publication for anti-n
Press Council alarm on DAVP overreach
The Hindu / Posted 28 days ago
has decided to arrogate to itself the power to suspend a publication for anti-national activities, which was vested in the Press Council of India or the concerned courts. In the new policy, which was effected in June this year, Clause 25, says: A... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Faith Muthambi - Closing Remarks of Print Media Transformation ColloquiumSouth African (BCCSA) on the contrary does not require such a waiver system. A
Minister Faith Muthambi - Closing Remarks of Print Media Transformation Colloquium
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
South African (BCCSA) on the contrary does not require such a waiver system. As observed in some parts of the world, their press councils, for those who have it, do not have such a waiver. Dissatisfied complainants occasionally file lawsuits and at... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Watchdog calls out India for failing to protect journalistswith murder." The watchdog's findings are supported by another report, release
Watchdog calls out India for failing to protect journalists
News 24 South Africa / Posted 29 days ago
with murder." The watchdog's findings are supported by another report, released in 2015 by India's own media watchdog, the Press Council of India. That report found that even though the country's democratic institutions and independent judiciary... Read more
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