World Press Freedom Day

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Press Freedom Day 2021 Bats For Empowering Journalism And Transparency

Just like how mirror reflects a true picture of ourselves, press exhibits reflection of the society that acts as the watchdog of the system. Known as the 'Fourth Pillar' of democracy, this important facet is responsible for raising the voice of people while keeping a check on government's accountability. Every year World Press Freedom Day is celebrated on May 3 to highlight the violations of press freedom while laying emphasis on the harsh… read-more

Mon, 03 May 2021 - 08:08 PM / by Ronit John

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India Ranks #142 In Press Freedom; Report Categories Journos Unsafe

French NGO ‘Reporters Without Borders’ has ranked India at 142nd position in the 2021 World Press Freedom Index. Ranking India consecutively second time on the position, the report categorised India under ‘Bad’ category depicting most dangerous place in the world for journalists. Raising concerns about deaths of journalists, the report highlighted ruling government's intimidation towards journalists critical of their policies. Norway topped… read-more

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 08:36 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: press freedom, World Press Freedom Ranking, India, Reporters without Borders, journalist

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