Journalist

  • Islamic State releases another video of British hostage 2 days ago

    London: The Islamic State (IS) militant group has released a new video showing another British journalist who says he is being held hostage by the extremists. In the video, the hostage who identifies himself as John Cantlie, is sitting behind a desk as he speaks to the camera. The hostage, dressed in...
  • Two high profile arrests in Odisha chit fund scam 1 week ago

    Bhubaneswar: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Sunday made two high profile arrests in the Rs 20,000 crore chit fund scam in Odisha. CBI sleuths arrested Madhu Mohanty, the owner of an Odia newspaper and Manoj Das, who owns a local news channel. Names of several BJD leaders including those linked to...
  • Telangana education department orders schools to give free education to journalists' children under RTE September 12, 2014

    Hyderabad: Facing criticism from journalists for threatening the media and not helping in uplifting unofficial ban on two Telugu news channels, the Telangana government has come up with an order that has given relief to many journalists. The district education officer in the state capital Hyderabad has directed private recognized...
  • Journalists protest ban on channels in Telangana September 10, 2014

    Hyderabad: For a second consecutive day, journalists from two Telugu news channels on Wednesday staged a protest in front of Raj Bhavan demanding the lifting of a ban on their channels in Telangana. Police arrested about 70 employees of the two channels for staging a sit-in, seeking intervention of Governor ESL...
  • Chennai Police to monitor crime reporters, keeping a tab on the press September 9, 2014

    Chennai: Chennai police is monitoring crime reporters in the city to ensure that there are no negative news reports in the media. According to reports, an internal circular issued by the Chennai police has named 4 senior officials to keep a tab on print reporters and media houses in the...
  • Hundreds gather to mourn murdered US journalist Sotloff in Miami September 6, 2014

    Miami: Hundreds of people attended a religious ceremony in Miami commemorating Steven Sotloff, the second American journalist beheaded by the Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist organisation. The memorial for the journalist was held on Friday at Temple Beth Am in the Miami suburb of Pinecrest with the journalist's friends, family and...
  • Barack Obama sets up Iraq security September 3, 2014

    Islamic State group on Tuesday posted a video purported to show the beheading of US journalist Steven Sotloff. The fighter who beheaded Sotloff in the video called it retribution for Barack Obama's continued airstrikes against the group in Iraq. Pentagon Spokesperson John Kirby said, "we're monitoring as best we can,...
  • ISIS beheads another American journalist, releases video September 2, 2014

    An Internet video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading of US journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group, which called it retribution for continued US airstrikes in Iraq. Sotloff, 31, who freelanced for Time and Foreign Policy magazines, had last been seen in Syrian in August 2013 until...
  • The Citizen Journalist show September 12, 2014

    Stories that affect you the citizens of India. ...
  • Italian PM hands out ice cream in response to magazine cover August 30, 2014

    Rome: Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has handed out ice creams to journalists at his official residence in a lighthearted response to a cover of The Economist weekly showing him on a sinking ship, cone in hand. Shortly after presiding over a cabinet meeting on Friday, Renzi called a press conference...
  • Should social media networks be pulling the plug on extremists video? August 28, 2014

    The graphic video footage showing the execution of US journalist James Foley created a debate as soon as it was released on social media. The debate being on whether social media networks should be pulling the plug on extremists video that is essentially propaganda. ...
  • Don't punish my son over matters he has no control on: Mother of US journalist kidnapped by ISIS August 28, 2014

    The mother of US journalist Steven Sotloff held hostage by ISIS has appealed to the terrorists to release her son. ISIS had threatened to kill him if the US didn't end its campaign in Iraq. "As a mother I ask your justice to be merciful and not punish my son...
  • US journalist's mother pleads with ISIS for kidnapped son's release August 28, 2014

    Washington: The mother of a US hostage who has been threatened with death by jihadist terrorists pleaded for his life on Wednesday amid mounting fears for Americans captured in Syria. Last week's murder of journalist James Foley by the so-called Islamic State has focused attention on other American hostages, including 31-year-old...
  • Authorities in UK suspect James Foley's killer to be British August 26, 2014

    Authorities in the UK suspected US journalist James Foley's killer to be British because of his accent in the execution video. Ross Patel, Forensic Expert) "There's definitely a change of actor. The changing of the seek, of the individual standing next to the deceased. There are noticeable, there are subtle...
  • Yes I am the Change: Plug the leak August 27, 2014

    This short film takes up the issue of water conservation with a touch of humour and pop culture references. ...
  • Yes I am the Change: The joy of giving August 25, 2014

    This is a film with a large heart that teaches us to look beyond our selfish interests. ...
  • Yes I am the Change: Infant deaths a concern August 25, 2014

    This film by Madhur Anand and Arjun Aiyer highlights the dangers that infants face in unhealthy surroundings. ...
  • Yes I am the Change: Disability not a barrier August 25, 2014

    This short film by a group called Yes Creations talks about the needs of the differently abled, their joys and sorrows. ...
  • Sonakshi Sinha takes the Ice Bucket Challenge and also conserves water August 25, 2014

    Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha tries to spread two messages as once while taking up an Ice Bucket Challenge. ...
  • Child consumes chemical, mother turns CJ to expose school's negligence August 25, 2014

    A disturbing story that can make many parents uncomfortable. A pre-school in west Delhi dumped a child home when he should have been admitted to the ICU in a hospital. ...
  • Family of James Foley celebrates his life, prays for hostages August 25, 2014

    Rochester: The family of murdered US journalist James Foley prayed for the safety of his fellow hostages as hundreds had gathered for a mass to celebrate his life as a witness on the front line. Foley was kidnapped in late 2012 in northern Syria by the jihadist group that now...
  • The Citizen Journalist show August 25, 2014

    This week, the Citizen Journalist show highlights short films which give big message like 'Save Water' and 'Clean Up India' and your pictures and videos. ...
  • UN Council condemns 'heinous and cowardly' James Foley murder August 23, 2014

    United Nations: The UN Security Council has strongly condemned the "heinous and cowardly" murder of journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants and called for the immediate release of all hostages. In a unanimous statement released, the 15-member council said the murder "demonstrates the brutality of ISIL," the Islamic State...
  • ISIS offered to swap Pakistani woman scientist for slain US journalist August 22, 2014

    Washington: In an email to the family members of slain American journalist James Foley, his captors from the Islamic State militant group demanded release of several prisoners, including a Pakistani woman scientist who has been convicted of terrorism charges in the US. In their email dated August 12, to family members...
  • Woman turns CJ to expose school's negligence after child consumes chemical August 22, 2014

    New Delhi: In a disturbing incident, one that would make every parent uncomfortable, a school in west Delhi dumped a critically ill child home instead of admitting him to an ICU despite the doctors' advice. The child nearly died and is now undergoing critical care. The school principal has disappeared and the...
  • Watch: ISIS release video showing beheading of American journalist August 20, 2014

    The ISIS on Wednesday released a video showing the beheading of US journalist James Foley and threatens to kill another American scribe. ...
  • ISIS releases video of beheading US journalist, threatens to kill another August 20, 2014

    ISIS has released a gruesome video that shows the beheading of US journalist James Foley. ISIS has threatened to kill another American journalist if President Barack Obama doesn't end military operations in Iraq. ...
  • Islamic State insurgents release purported video of beheading of US journalist August 20, 2014

    Baghdad: Islamic State insurgents released a video on Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of US journalist James Foley, who had gone missing in Syria nearly two years ago, and images of another US journalist whose life they said depended on US action in Iraq. The video, titled 'A Message To America,'...
  • The Citizen Journalist show: Independence Day special August 18, 2014

    This week on the Citizen Journalist show we celebrate the 68th Independence Day. ...
  • Iraqi helicopter crashes with 25 Yazidis and 2 journalists on board August 13, 2014

    An Iraqi helicopter crashed after airdropping food and water in the Sinjar mountains with close to 25 Yazidi evacuees and 2 journalists on board. This even as US prepares to send more military advisers to Iraq. ...