Citizen Journalist

  • CNN-IBN journalist wins Laadli award for gender sensitivity 21-02-2014 11:52 AM

    New Delhi: CNN-IBN's Akansha Pradeep has won the National Laadli Media award for gender sensitivity. She has been awarded for her report on the now-banned 2 finger test. The report was part of the Citizen Journalist Agenda for Change campaign on CNN-IBN. After being awarded in the category of best...
  • After Tarun Tejpal case, HR heads review security of women employees 25-12-2013 09:23 PM

    After Tarun Tejpal sexual harassment case, the HR heads of companies are taking definitive steps to ensure security to women employees. ...
  • CNN-IBN gets Laadli award for gender sensitive reportage 21-12-2013 09:36 AM

    New Delhi: CNN-IBN on Friday won the Laadli award this year for gender sensitive reportage which aims to popularise gender-sensitive reporting and advertising in the country. Akansha Pradeep won the award for her work on the two-finger test that rape survivors are subjected to. The test was banned but is...
  • CJ Show: Save my back 22-09-2013 01:04 PM

    Ansh,a 9 year old student is bogged down by a heavy school bag that he carries everyday. This, he says, is putting strain on his back and shoulders. He says, 'it weighs around 8 kgs'- quite cumbersome for a school kid of his age. He wants to save his back....
  • Bombay High Court directs transport dept to reinstate HIV positive bus driver 05-09-2013 08:38 PM

    Mumbai: The Bombay high Court has directed the state transport department to reinstate a bus driver who was suspended for testing HIV positive. The 41-year-old bus driver from Pune was sacked from his job last year after he voluntarily disclosed his status. CNN IBN had reported on his suspension last...
  • CJ Show: Do you feel safe in your city? 25-08-2013 08:18 PM

    We asked women if they feel safe in their city. Here is what they had to say ...
  • 'Sexually harassed' American student shares horrific India experience 21-08-2013 12:51 PM

    New Delhi: An American student's account of her trip to India has once again brought out the harsh reality of how safe women feel in India. An American student, Michaela Cross, turned citizen journalist or I Reporter for CNN and has shared a horrific account of her study trip to...
  • Indian man reunites with his Pakistani wife after 3 months on Eid 09-08-2013 09:36 PM

    Delhi:Gulfam and his Pakistani wife Nuzhat Jahan could not have asked for a better Eid gift. After struggling for about three months, Gulfam has been able to reunite with his wife Nuzhat. The Indo-Pak couple got entangled in the cross border tension and the long red tapism of both the...
  • China shuts down over 100 privately-run news websites 01-08-2013 04:26 PM

    China has shut down more than 100 privately-run news websites since May this year, defending the move as part of a campaign against extortionists, but critics alleged that it was a crackdown on citizen journalists. The State Council's National Internet Information Office has closed 107 informal news websites and portals...
  • Bangalore: IIM-B sacks its CAO for sexually harassing a doctor 29-05-2013 04:30 PM

    Bangalore: Indian Institute of Bangalore (IIM) Bangalore has sacked its Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) accused of sexually harassing a lady doctor. The woman had been sacked after she had filed the complaint. She, employed to cater to the IIM-Bangalore students and faculty, later turned Citizen Journalist on CNN-IBN to highlight...
  • Citizen Journalist Show: We ask if you have ever paid a bribe 20-04-2013 08:10 PM

    The citizens of Bangalore tell us if they have ever paid a bribe to get things done. ...
  • GoAir refused boarding, refund to Leh-bound passengers in 2012: CJ 11-04-2013 10:35 AM

    Delhi: GoAir officials misbehaved and refused boarding to passengers booked for a Delhi to Leh flight, despite valid tickets and bookings. The on-ground staff did not even offer an explanation as to why they were being denied boarding. The passengers were later promised a refund but they are still to...
  • India Fights Corruption the CJ Way 15-12-2011 05:30 PM

    Citizen journalism = power to fight back. Even before the battle against corruption took the nation's imagination by storm, the CJ show was already at it. 'Citizens against corruption' was our focus. And why not? You shared your stories and fought your battles against corruption. You took us - team...
  • CNN-IBN's CJ Show wins Asian Television Award 08-12-2011 11:01 PM

    New Delhi: A proud moment for the channel as the Citizen Journalist show won the Asian Television Award in Singapore for the Best Cross Platform Television Program for two years in a row. This is the only award won by any Indian news channel this year. A unique concept on...
  • Podcast: The amazing journey of CJ Bribe Bandh 30-09-2011 05:58 PM

    CNN-IBN completes its immensely successful and effective Citizen Journalist Bribe Bandh campaign on Oct 1, 2011 with a special episode to be anchored by our Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai himself. It has been an amazing journey in which we showcased 50 citizens who battled hardships and odds to take a stand...
  • Videos and pictures sent in by Citizen Journalists 03-09-2011 11:59 PM

    Videos and pictures sent by Citizen Journalists across the country. ...
  • CJ Narender battles to get treatment at AIIMS 03-09-2011 10:38 PM

    CJ Narender exposes how the AIIMS reportedly refused to allot the money given by the Government to the hospital for his operation. ...
  • CJ: Child labourers voice their plight 12-06-2011 09:28 PM

    New Deli: Its been 20 years since India signed the Child Rights Convention that bans child labour and still 13 million Indian children below the age of 14 are engaged in child labour. On the 20th anniversary of India signing the convention, some children have become citizen journalist to tell...
  • CJ: Man fights for justice against hospital 28-05-2011 10:15 PM

    CJ Narendra Kumar fights for justice against a Hospital in Jodhpur, where his wife was one of the women who died after child-birth. ...
  • CJ Jagdish Sahu appeals for his missing son 03-05-2011 08:01 PM

    New Delhi: Jagdish Sahu has turned citizen journalist to find his son Nitish Kumar who has been missing since April 7, 2011. Jagdish Sahu works as an electrician and has been living in Maidan Garhi area of Khanpur in New Delhi since the past 20 years. His son Nitish is...
  • CJ: reaching out on Facebook for missing child 17-04-2011 06:59 AM

    Mumbai: Citizen journalist Devang Mehta is searching for his nephew Karnit Shah. His five-year-old nephew has been missing for the past 10 days from our residential complex. On April 6, Karnit was playing with his friends in our building compound after which he did not return home. He was wearing...
  • Citizen Journalist exposes pilot test flaws 27-03-2011 06:59 AM

    Mumbai: Nitin Shukla works in Canada as a flying instructor in a school. He says , "I have around 900 hours of flying time and 500 hours of instruction time under my belt. I've always wanted to come back home in India and work here. But I cannot even give...
  • Citizen Journalist exposes mafia-govt nexus 19-03-2011 10:43 AM

    Bhopal: I'm citizen journalist Hari Narayan Yadav, a farmer from village Parsukhedi, in district Shajapur of Madhya Pradesh. I'm fighting to expose the land mafia- bureaucrat nexus for the past two years when I first realized that my father's property had been fraudulently transferred in someone else's name. In April...
  • Citizen Journalist: a father's cry for justice 13-03-2011 07:35 AM

    Jaipur: On January 23, the police illegally called Shivdan Singh's daughter and two other students for questioning in the case of her friend who'd gone missing. Singh accompanied her to the police station but they asked him to stay outside while they questioned her. The police station is at secluded...
  • Hike medical reimbursement to Rs 50K: CJ 24-02-2011 10:29 AM

    New Delhi: Health services have become much more expensive since the medical reimbursement limit of Rs 15,000 was decided in 2001. Citizen journalist Ambareesh Banarjee says this needs to be increased to at least Rs 50,000. Banerjee is 56 years old and has a a stack of medical files and...