Free Press Journal
  • The revival signs of Indian economy

    After the unmitigated gloom peddled by the Opposition and a section of the media, there is light at the end of the tunnel for the Indian economy. The Central Statistics Office’s provisional GDP estimates for 2017-18 suggest that growth recovered to a brisk 7.7 per cent in the January-March 2018 quarter, the highest real GDP growth in seven quarters.

  • IAA rolls out mentorship programme for women in Marcom

    It’s time to extend support to women by introducing mentorship programme for women in the marketing, media and advertising space. This project is rolled out by the India Chapter of the International Advertising Association (IAA). This initiative is the brainchild of IAA, Vice President, Megha Tata and she will be giving this programme a direction.

  • Why Narendra Modi government has a problem with media

    Last week, the Modi government had a Trumpian moment. In a debate reminiscent of the battle between President Donald Trump and the mainstream media in the US – Trump often blames the ‘crooked’ media for all his problems as president – the Smriti Irani-headed Information and Broadcasting (I&B) ministry announced a notification that the government would suspend the accreditation of journalists found producing fake news. The notification had also proposed amended guidelines

  • Doubts linger on Rajiv Kochhar role in ICICI Bank loan mess

    Mumbai : Media is thick with reports about investigations being undertaken about financial affairs at ICICI Bank. It is now the turn of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to begin questioning of not just ICICI Bank officials but also the Kochhars — Chanda and her husband, Deepak. But there is one more Kochhar whose activities in the financial markets may be worth investigating. The person is Rajiv Kochhar, Deepak Kochhar’s brother.

  • Cambridge Analytica employee on India project may have been poisoned

    New York: A Romanian employee of Cambridge Analytica (CA), who worked on its project in India, may have been “poisoned” in Kenya, an ex-employee has told a British parliamentary select committee. Christopher Wylie, a former employee of Cambridge Analytica, told the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee on Tuesday that Dan Muresan, who had worked on the Indian project, was suspected to have been poisoned in his Kenyan hotel room in

  • CDR case, Call Details Records, Supreme court, thane, thane cops, Bombay High Court, Nawazuddin siddiqui

    The judiciary versus the media

    Soon after chastising the lawyers for raising their voices in his court room, Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra took it upon himself to berate the media for allegedly adding “defamatory” comments for their readers. His comments were provoked during the hearing of a petition filed by senior journalists against an order of the Gujarat court challenging notices issued to the Editors of “The Wire” who had nothing to do with

  • 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.

  • Media workshop on cow protection held

    Ujjain: A media workshop-cum-dialogue on ‘Role of government and society in cow protection’ was organised at hotel Shanti Palace on Thursday under the aegis of divisional public relations office.

  • Sridevi, Sridevi's death, Sridevi death controversy, Supreme Court, Sunil Singh, accidental drowning, veteran actress,

    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.

  • Rajyogi Brahmakumar Nikunj

    Freedom Comes With Responsibility

    One of the notable changes in our social environment in the 20th and 21st centuries has been the saturation of our culture and daily lives by the mass media. In this new environment- radio, television, movies, videos, video games, cell phones, and computer networks have assumed central roles in our children’s daily lives. Offlately it has become a common practice to link media for any inexplicable acts of violence that are faced

  • Narendra Modi interview

    Naredra Modi Interview: Here is a list of questions the media should ask the Prime Minister

    Prime Minister Narendra Modiji gave his precious time to two television networks, Zee and Times Now, but the interview seemed more like a PR exercise rather than an interview conducted by journalist. Though we do want to know, where the Prime Minister gets his strength to work day in day out, but I also want to know what the Prime Minister things about the things that happen around him.

  • Mumbai: Special court issues order restraining media from publishing proceedings Sohrabuddin Sheikh trial

    Mumbai: A special court on Wednesday issued orders restraining the media from publishing the proceedings of the court in the trial of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and his aide Tulsi Prajapati. Tasked with the hearing of cases under the Central Bureau of Investigation, the special court, however, allowed the media to attend the court proceedings. But it has barred them from reporting anything till further orders.

  • Facebook allows publishers put logos next to headlines

    San Francisco: In a move to give publishers a brand recognition on its platfrom, Facebook has released new tools that lets media houses display their logos alongside headlines. According to a report in Adage on Tuesday, publishers can put their logos next to headlines in the trending and search sections to give readers an idea about where the news is generating from.