Police beat up photojournalists in Srinagar

Police beat up photojournalists in SrinagarISLAMABAD – Police in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK) beat up photojournalists when they were filming anti-India demonstrations in Srinagar. READ MORE: UK Parliament to elect new Speaker to replace John Bercow on eve of dissolution According to Kashmir Media Service, at least three photojournalists alleged that they were beaten up by police personnel as they […]

When journalists are targeted, societies suffer, says UN Chief

When journalists are targeted, societies suffer, says UN ChiefUNITED NATIONS: “When journalists are targeted, societies as a whole pay a price,” warned UN Secretary-General António Guterres as the world body observed the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists. “Without journalists able to do their jobs in safety, we face the prospect of a world of confusion and disinformation”, said the […]

Women in journalism

Women in journalismEVEN in the field of journalism, women are not spared the narrow interpretations of toxic masculinity regarding their behaviour. It has been revealed in a survey conducted by the nonprofit initiative Media Matters for Democracy that online harassment affects the work of 95pc of women journalists in Pakistan. The report, titled Hostile Bytes — A […]

95pc women journalists say online violence impacts their work: report

95pc women journalists say online violence impacts their work: reportISLAMABAD: Ninety-five per cent of the country’s women journalists feel online violence has an impact on their professional work, according to a Media Matters for Democracy (MMfD) report. The report titled ‘Hostile Bytes — a study of online violence against women journalists’ was launched on Friday to coincide with the Inter­national Day to End Impunity […]

More removal requests sent to Twitter this year than ever: report

More removal requests sent to Twitter this year than ever: reportKARACHI: Over 200 requests for content removal were sent by Pakistani authorities to Twitter in the first half of this year, the highest so far, according to a biannual report of the social networking website. The website’s transparency report released on Thursday said that between January and July of 2019, the government sent 273 requests […]