EDITORS GUILD

  • Enlarge access to journalists: Editors Guild to government September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Citing restricted access to ministers and bureaucrats, the Editors Guild of India on Tuesday asked the Modi government to "enlarge access and engage more actively" with the journalists. "By delaying the establishment of a media inter-face in the Prime Minister's Office, in restricting access...
  • Shinde clarifies his remarks on 'crushing media', says it was for social media February 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Tuesday clarified his remarks on crushing the elements of media for spreading false propaganda against the Congress. Shinde said, "My comments were on social media. It was with regards to the issue related to the Northeast students who were being targeted in Hyderabad...
  • The Last Word: Is Arvind Kejriwal's election campaign clever politics? February 24, 2014

    The Editors Guild of India has issued a notice to Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party for the statements made against media. While launching his party's Lok Sabha campaign on Sunday, Kejriwal alleged that there was a nexus between media organisations and some industrialists. ...
  • Editors Guild issues notice to AAP for statements against media February 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The Editors Guild of India has issued a notice to Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party for the statements made against media. "It is ironic that those figures who built their reputations through media are now turning against it," it said. The notice reads, "It is equally disquieting to find...
  • SC order on framing guidelines for media today September 11, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court is expected to deliver its judgement on the framing of media guidelines for reporting court proceedings of subjudice matters on Tuesday. This issue was referred to the apex court after the leakage of certain documents to the media relating to dispute between Sahara group and...
  • Editors Guild opposes restraint on court reporting March 29, 2012

    New Delhi: The Editors Guild of India on Thursday opposed in the Supreme Court the idea of putting temporary restraint on reporting of court proceedings saying enforcing guidelines in this regard would lead to "infringement" of right to free speech. The Guild said there was no power under the common law...
  • Editors Guild slams Katju for media remarks November 1, 2011

    New Delhi: The Editors Guild of India has severely criticised comments made by Press Council of India Chairman Justice Markandey Katju on the media. The Guild said that Justice Katju's words had touched a new low in the discourse over the functioning of the media and it totally opposed the attempt...
  • Editors Guild opposes powers sought by PCI chief November 1, 2011

    New Delhi: The Editors Guild of India has condemned the scathing remarks of the new chairman of Press Council of India, Justice Markandey Katju, on the media. The Guild has also strongly opposed powers sought by Justice Katju to impose fines, withdraw ads and to suspend the licence to publish or...
  • Editors Guild condoles Mid Day journalist death June 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Condoling the death of veteran investigative reporter J Dey in Mumbai, the Editors Guild of India on Saturday demanded the Maharashtra government to take immediate steps to ensure that the killers are brought to justice. "The Editors Guild deplores the law enforcement agencies' inability to protect the life of...
  • Editors Guild discusses Radia Tapes December 3, 2010

    Editors of leading news channels and magazines discussed Radia Tapes at the Press Club. ...
  • Editors Guild condemn over death of reporter July 21, 2010

    New Delhi: The Editors Guild of India on Wednesday expressed shock over the death of The Indian Express reporter Vijay Pratap Singh, who was injured in a bomb attack outside the Uttar Pradesh Finance Minister's residence in Allahabad on July 12. "We strongly condemn the criminalisation of politics in Uttar Pradesh...
  • Editors Guild of India against sale of news December 23, 2009

    New Delhi: As reports of media organisations selling editorial space for money pour in, the debate rages on how much commercial pressure is too much. Now the Editors Guild of India has decided to create moral pressure on news organisations to check sale of news. ...
  • Editors Guild of India condemns 'paid news' December 23, 2009

    New Delhi: The Editors Guild of India is deeply shocked and seriously concerned at the increasing number of reports detailing the pernicious practice of publishing "paid news" by some newspapers and television channels, especially during recent elections. The Guild, at its Annual General Meeting held on December 22, 2009, has...
  • Manipur dailies halt printing, seek journo death probe November 22, 2008

    New Delhi: Newspapers in Manipur have halted publishing for an indefinite period and decided to remain off the stands till the state government orders a judicial probe into the killing of a young journalist, media sources said. Twenty twoyearold Konsam Rishikanta Singh, a sub editor with Imphal Free Press one...