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    The central role of the whistleblower

    Melvin Goodman | Updated at 12:00am on September 28, 2019

    THE fortuitous emergence of a courageous whistleblower in the Trump White House and Harvard professor Jill Lepore’s pathetically ill-informed review of Edward Snowden’s recent book,...

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    Journalists must be biased towards people

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 27, 2019

    Dhaka University professor emeritus Serajul Islam Choudhury on Thursday said newspaper readers expect journalists not act neutral, but to remain biased towards the people and...

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    Journalism counters manufactured ignorance

    | Updated at 09:28pm on August 19, 2019

    THE disinformation industry is growing at an alarming speed and undermining democracy in an incremental manner. As part of this endeavour, there is a conscious...

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    DUJ demands immediate announcement of 9th wage board award

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:12am on May 06, 2019

    Dhaka Union of Journalists on Sunday staged a demonstration demanding immediate announcement of the 9th wage board.Their other demands included stopping retrenchment of journalists by...

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    Journalist Mahfuz Ullah remembered, qul khwani held

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:11pm on May 01, 2019

    Colleagues and friends of late journalist Mahfuz Ullah on Wednesday remembered him and said that the veteran journalist would remain alive in the minds of...

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    Female journo shot dead during Northern Ireland riot

    Reuters. Belfast | Updated at 02:49pm on April 19, 2019

    An off-duty journalist was killed after shots were fired during rioting in the Northern Irish city of Londonderry overnight, in what police on Friday said...

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    Singapore ‘fake news’ laws upset tech giants

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 12:00am on April 08, 2019

    Tech giants have reacted with horror after Singapore proposed laws against ‘fake news’ allowing authorities to order the removal of content and impose hefty fines,...

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    Manning again takes fall for defending public’s right to know

    Janine Jackson | Updated at 12:00am on April 03, 2019

    I can’t find any editorials in US corporate media in support of Manning, or of journalists’ right to inform the public, or of the public’s...

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    A year of silencing Julian Assange

    Elizabeth Vos | Updated at 12:00am on March 30, 2019

    ONE year ago on March 28, Thursday, Ecuador’s government under president Lenin Moreno silenced Julian Assange....

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    Robo-journalism gains traction in shifting media landscape

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on March 11, 2019

    A text-generating ‘bot’ nicknamed Tobi produced nearly 40,000 news stories about the results of the November 2018 elections in Switzerland for the media giant Tamedia...