JOURNALISTS

  • Vinod Mehta, one of India's most fearless and independent editors March 8, 2015

    Fearless and eminent journalist, Vinod Mehta (72), who died on March 8, 2015, was one of the most influential editors of India. He worked with many successful publications such as the India Post, Sunday Observer, The Independent, The Pioneer and finally launched Outlook. He was also the chairman of the...
  • Eminent journalist and Editorial Chairman of Outlook Magazine Vinod Mehta dies March 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Senior journalist and editorial chairman of Outlook Magazine Vinod Mehta died in New Delhi on Sunday after a prolonged illness. The 72-year-old journalist was the founder and Editor-in-Chief of the magazine. He breathed his last at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) where he was admitted. He died...
  • Bengaluru: CJ Priya Varadarajan fight for women's safety February 19, 2015

    With women's safety becoming an important issue, Bengaluru has taken a step to make the city safer for women. Priya Varadarajan turns Citizen Journalist tells about the government buses in the city which will be fitted with an innovative alarm system. ...
  • Egypt court releases Al-Jazeera English journalists on bail February 12, 2015

    Cairo: An Egyptian judge has ordered the release of two Al-Jazeera English journalists, demanding that the Canadian defendant pay a $33,000 bail, pending their retrial. The judge ordered the release of all defendants at the retrial's opening on Thursday. The fiance of Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy cheered in jubilation: "Long Live...
  • Senior journalist Diptosh Majumdar passes away February 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Senior journalist Diptosh Majumdar on Sunday passed away at a private hospital in Delhi. He was 55. He is survived by his wife. Majumdar, who was National Affairs Editor at NewsX, was suffering from Acute Myelocytic Leukemia (AML), one type of blood cancer. He was admitted to the Apollo...
  • CNN-IBN's Runjhun Sharma bags Laadli award for gender sensitivity February 8, 2015

    New Delhi: CNN-IBN corespondent Runjhun Sharma has been honoured with the Laadli Media and Advertising award for gender sensitivity 2013-14. She has been awarded for her report on fight for justice for the rape and murder of a young college girl in Jind, Haryana. The report was part of the...
  • Freed Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste back home February 3, 2015

    Freed Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste is back home in Australia. He said that he is relieved to have been freed from the Egyptian jail. ...
  • Japanese captive's mother begs for life of son held by Islamic State January 28, 2015

    Tokyo: The mother of Islamic State captive Kenji Goto appealed for his life on Wednesday after a new video appeared to show the Japanese journalist saying he had 24 hours to live unless Jordan released a would-be suicide bomber. The voice on the video added that another hostage, Jordanian pilot Muath...
  • Sunanda Pushkar murder: War of words between husband Shashi Tharoor, Subramanian Swamy January 13, 2015

    New Delhi: The Sunanda Pushkar murder case took an ugly turn on Tuesday with BJP leader Subramanian Swamy and Congress MP Shashi Tharoor indulging in a war of words. While Swamy clearly stated that Sunanda's husband Tharoor was a part of the murder conspiracy, the former Union minister hit back...
  • Sunanda was upset over growing proximity between Shashi Tharoor, Mehr Tarar, says witness January 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress MP and former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor's deceased wife Sunanda Pushkar was upset with the growing proximity between him and Pakistani journalist Mehr Tarar, a witness has said. During the judicial inquest the witness is learnt to have revealed that Tharoor stayed with Tarar in Dubai, sources said. Responding...
  • Veteran journalist BG Verghese dead December 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Veteran journalist BG Verghese, who in 1975 won the Ramon Magsaysay award for outstanding journalism, died on Tuesday. He was 87. Verghese, a former editor of the Hindustan Times, passed away at 6 p.m. at his son's residence, a family member said. His body will rest till the cremation...
  • Citizen Journalist: Meet Mehak Zubair, the celebrity of the year 2014 December 29, 2014

    During the disastrous floods in Jammu and Kashmir in 2014, Mehak Zubair from Srinagar turned the Citizen Journalist and showed in detail of the floods and its aftermath. ...
  • Samar Gupta: Best Citizen Journalist of 2014 December 29, 2014

    In 2014, Samar Gupta from Alwar who turned Citizen Journalist thrice to expose to expose the lackadaisical attitude of government hospitals and departments. ...
  • Citizen Journalist: The anthem 'Ab Bol' December 29, 2014

    Before the year 2015, Citizen Journalist urges you to pick up the CNN-IBN mic and to say 'Ab Bol'. ...
  • Citizen Journalist: Best photos and videos in 2014 December 29, 2014

    In 2014, Women who broke the conspiracy of silence, turned Citizen Journalists to report abuse, harassment and injustice and sent the messages of zero tolerance from across the country and continued to upload pictures through out the year. Here is a collection of the best CJ pictures and videos of...
  • Citizen Journalist: Campaigns in 2014 December 29, 2014

    During the year 2014, the Citizen Journalist show also took some campaigns like 'Save Arian', 'Go Monica', and 'Help Ahmed' and helped them to fight their diseases and problems. ...
  • Citizen Journalist: Best of 2014 December 29, 2014

    Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi presents the best CJ reports of 2014 which shook those in power and forced them to act. ...
  • Sixty journalists killed in 2014, Mideast deadliest area: Watchdog December 23, 2014

    Washington: At least 60 journalists were killed globally this year in work-related violence, with the Middle East the deadliest region, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said in a year-end report on Tuesday. The 2014 death toll marks a drop from 2013, when 70 journalists were killed, the New York-based watchdog...
  • Pregnant woman slips and falls on broken footpath, turns Citizen Journalist December 19, 2014

    Having survived a fatal accident, Jayanti Bhattacharya, a mother-to-be, turned a Citizen Journalist to highlight the problem of broken pavements on Old Airport Road in Bengaluru....
  • Odisha cancels allotments of plots through discretionary quota to state bigwigs December 19, 2014

    Bhubaneshwar: The Odisha Cabinet on Thursday cancelled all discretionary quota plots and houses which were illegally allotted since 1995 to highly influential people in Odisha. This after CNN IBN had first exposed these illegal allotments in 2011 and followed up the story compelling the Naveen Patnaik government to act. Of...
  • 66 journalists murdered, 119 kidnapped around the world in 2014 December 17, 2014

    Paris: The beheading of journalists by Islamist terrorists in Syria in 2014 showed that reporters face a dangerous new threat, media freedom organization Reporters Without Borders said on Tuesday. While the overall number of journalists killed around the world was down 7 per cent on 2013, to 66, the nature of...
  • Self Defence December 16, 2014

    CJ Mrigangika gives tips for self defence to girls while in threat. ...
  • Fight for change December 16, 2014

    CJ Amit Bhargava shows how app-based cabs are still operating. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show December 16, 2014

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  • SC to hear plea on Haryana Police attack on journalists November 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it would hear a plea on police attack on mediapersons outside controversial sect leader Rampal's ashram in Haryana November 19. Haryana Police canecharged mediapersons covering the incident that led to Rampal's arrest. Nearly 50 to 60 mediapersons were injured. Some of them were seriously...
  • Social media outrage forces Tarun Tejpal out of TOI Litfest November 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Outrage in the social media over inviting rape accused and former editor of 'Tehelka' magazine Tarun J Tejpal to a panel discussion has forced the organizers to drop him from the Times Literary Festival scheduled to be held in Mumbai in the first week of December. Bachi Karkaria, senior...
  • Journalists move SC over attack on them at Rampal's ashram in Barwala November 24, 2014

    Hisar: A group of journalists dragged the Haryana police to the Supreme Court for beating them up while reporting on the Rampal case in Hisar. The group of journalists is seeking compensation and have demanded action against policemen involved in the incident. Three FIRs were registered in connection with the attack...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show November 23, 2014

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