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    Speaker urges media to spread spirit of independence war

    Bangladesh Sangbas Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:45am on December 28, 2019

    Jatiya Sangsad speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on Friday said Boishakhi Television is contributing toward fostering Bengali culture and spreading spirit of War of Independence...

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    Polanski says media ‘making me a monster’

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on December 13, 2019

    Film director Roman Polanski has spoken out for the first time since another woman accused him of rape, declaring that the media are ‘trying to...

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    Winning Middle East media war at any cost

    Ramzy Baroud | Updated at 12:00am on December 13, 2019

    IT IS hardly surprising to see Middle Eastern countries at the bottom of the World Press Freedom Index, as the worst violators of freedom of...

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    Call for public’s defence of free speech

    Nozomi Hayase | Updated at 12:00am on November 24, 2019

    ON SATURDAY, the New York Times published a front-page article on the leaked files that exposed the Chinese government’s coordinated crackdown on ethnic minorities. In...

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    BNP terms govt’s circular on media restrictive

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:22am on November 16, 2019

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Friday said the government’s circular issued on Friday about print and electronic media was restrictive measure to curb freedom of the...

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    Broadcast Act to protect jobs in electronic media: Hasan

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 07:47pm on October 24, 2019

    Information minister Hasan Mahmud on Thursday said the government will work with the broadcast journalists and workers to ensure legal protection of their jobs and...

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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...