Laws such as UAPA have not only been used to criminalise journalist but also to create a chilling effect on journalists.
How Can Journalists Counter the ‘Dictators’ Handbook’?
Journalists all over the world, not just in South Asia, are facing severe repression that makes it difficult to carry out their jobs, panelists said at a recent event.
Backstory: Only Good Journalism Will Steer ‘The Wire’ Out of the Meta Thicket
A fortnightly column from The Wire's ombudsperson.
Several Journalists’ Bodies, Others Speak Out on Searches at ‘The Wire’, Its Editors’ Homes
'We call on authorities and politicians to cease the harassment,' Committee to Protect Journalists said.
How a Cross-Border Workshop With Over 60 Indian, Pakistani Journalists in Nepal Broke Barriers
Journalists at the week-long workshop discussed issues around cross-border stories and how the relations – or lack thereof – and climate changes affect these areas.
‘Spare Rib’: 50 Years of the Groundbreaking Feminist Magazine
Run by a collective of women and covering both the political and personal, Spare Rib was unlike anything before it.
A tribute to the journalists, especially Kashmiri journalists, who stand by the truth and bring to light news that matters.
The Photographer Who Fought the Sicilian Mafia for Five Decades
Letizia Battaglia’s images of Mafia bloodshed made it impossible for people to turn a blind eye to the criminal outfit’s reign of terror.
Teaching Journalism Now a Risky Affair in Hong Kong
Journalism teachers in Hong Kong can no longer teach freely amid an ongoing crackdown on free press by the government. Some are adapting to the new situation and changing …