Free Press Journal
  • Fake News: Journalist bodies flay Centre over the order

    New Delhi: Several journalist associations on Tuesday attacked a central government order that threatened to take away the accreditation of journalists who were found propagating fake news. But following widespread criticism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi ordered to withdraw the order earlier in the day.

  • Hacker who gave information to Wikileaks passed away at 37

    London: Adrian Lamo, a computer hacker best known for passing on information that led to the arrest of Chelsea Manning, has died aged 37, the media reported on Saturday. The cause of Lamo’s death, confirmed to the BBC by the Sedgwick county coroner in Kansas, has not yet been made public.

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    Headline-‘Dead’line: India media’s coverage of Sridevi’s death was downright appalling

    BREAKING NEWS! BREAKING NEWS! BREAKING NEWS! Bollywood diva and actress Sridevi has just passed away at the age of 54 in Dubai. This piece of information just shattered millions of hearts and proved that life is so uncertain and fragile that we can’t control anything. The passing away of Sridevi came as a huge shock and Indian media was caught unawares and didn’t know how to report or react to this news.

  • Bhopal: MCU awards PhD to Saket Raman

    BHOPAL: Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University for Journalism and Communication has awarded PhD to Saket Raman, assistant professor, School of Communication, Amity Journalism University, Jaipur. The topic of his thesis was ‘A Study of the Inter-relationship between New Media and the Emerging Discourse in India’. He completed his research work under the guidance of Rakhi Tiwari, head of the journalism department of the university. Earlier, Raman was assistant professor in journalism department of

  • Bhopal: Blood donation at MCU

    BHOPAL: A blood donation camp was organised at Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication here on Friday in collaboration with the HDFC Bank and the Hamidia Hospital. Around 75 units of blood was donated in the camp by the students, teachers, officers and employees. University’s registrar Lajpat Ahuja, in his address, said donating blood gives one a feeling of satisfaction and promotes humanity.

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    What’s keeping you from seeing the world as it is?

    Washington DC:  Turns out, the world is not as you have been told. When it comes to journalism, the “truth” is indeed “stranger than fiction”. According to a special report, the truth is being suppressed across the world as a variety of methods are being used to stop the journalists from covering the news.

  • How social media has changed journalism forever

    London: The rise of user-generated content (UGC) – information submitted by members of the public or posted on social media – has made journalists harness a variety of new skills, thereby bringing in a sea change in the profession, a study says.

  • Lanka appoints panel to probe media harassment under Rajapaksa

    Colombo:  Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena today appointed a committee to probe the harassment of media personnel under the regime of his powerful predecessor Mahinda Rajapaksa. A notice from the President’s office said that all journalists who suffered harassment and loss of property under Rajapaksa must report to an Additional Secretary under Sirisena by mid June.

  • Turkey police raid press office in Istanbul

    Ankara: Turkish police have raided the offices of Zaman, the country’s biggest newspaper, hours after a court ruling placed it under state control. Police entered the building in Istanbul late on Friday, firing tear gas at protestors who had gathered outside, BBC reported. Zaman is closely linked to the Hizmet movement of influential US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen. Turkey said Hizmet is a “terrorist” group aiming to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government.

  • Makhanlal varsity to celebrate Constitution Day

    BHOPAL : Makhanlal Chaturvedi University of Journalism and Communication is going celebrate the Constitution Day on Thursday. Incidentally, the Constitution Day is being celebrated for the first time in India. On this occasion the varsity will organise a lecture on citizens’ rights and responsibilities in the constitution of India. Dr Bharat Bhushan, retired justice of Punjab and Haryana high court, will be the keynote speaker. Ministry of social justice and empowerment has

  • Press Council of India to fete scribes

    BHOPAL : Press Council of India will give away national awards for excellence in journalism in a programme to be held on November 16. A jury has selected journalists for the awards.