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    Imran Khan blasts media double standard over HK protests

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 01:07am on October 12, 2019

    Pakistan’s prime minister Imran Khan accused international media Friday of a ‘double standard’, saying news outlets give more prominence to the on-going protests in Hong...

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    Draft press council bill proposes ad block, financial penalties

    Shakhawat Hossain     | Updated at 12:23am on October 09, 2019

    The draft ‘Bangladesh Press Council Bill, 2019’ proposed financial penalties and suspension of both public and private advertisements against the errant print and online newspapers,...

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    The obscured horror show

    Jason Holland | Updated at 12:00am on October 05, 2019

    KARL Marx used a metaphor about a camera obscura to describe the contortions in the interpretations of ideology, and it’s also an interesting metaphor to...

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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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    Press Council asks media not to publish news that influence trial

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 08:03pm on September 16, 2019

    Bangladesh Press Council on Monday issued instructions regarding court reporting, urging media not to publish any news or article that might influence the under-trial cases....

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    Rohingya leader unhappy with media

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:42am on September 01, 2019

    The chairman of Ukhiya-based Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights, Mohib Ullah, on Saturday in a statement expressed concern over what he said...

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    Indian media’s sell-out on Kashmir

    Aijaz Zaka Syed | Updated at 12:00am on September 01, 2019

    RECALLING the stellar role of the Indian media during the infamous internal Emergency imposed by the late Indira Gandhi, Lal Krishna Advani, the BJP patriarch...

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    Lies of the victors

    Jason Hirthler | Updated at 12:00am on August 29, 2019

    The media’s relentless mythmaking keep us in the dark, writes Jason Hirthler JULIAN Barnes’ Man Booker prize winning novel, The Sense of an Ending, reads...

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    AD stays HC status quo on 9th wage board award 

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:46am on August 20, 2019

    The Appellate Division on Tuesday stayed for eight weeks the two months’ status quo imposed by the High Court Division on implementation of the 9th...

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    Journalists stage protests for 9th Wage Board award

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:28am on August 19, 2019

    Journalists in Dhaka and elsewhere in the country demonstrated on Sunday to press their demands including announcement of the new wage structure, job security of...