A comprehensive attempt is being made to muzzle the independent media
. For this a campaign has been unleashed to harass, intimidate and threaten independent journalists, the latest example being the hashtag on Twitter calling for the arrest of a number of media persons with their pictures duly displayed.
Summary: London [UK], July 7 (ANI): The United Kingdom has decided to earmark 18 million pounds to counter disinformation and fake news across Eastern Europe and strengthen independent media
in the Western Balkans.
ISLAMABAD -- Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan has said that a strong and independent media
is important for a strong democracy.
A World Press Freedom Day statement issued by the United States Embassy near Monrovia notes that as part of the U.S's commitment to supporting an independent media
, the U.S.
This statement clearly shows the need for an independent media
. A free press and electronic media highlight the real issues of the state and act as its eyes and ears.
PESHAWAR -- Chief Minister Khyber Pakthunkhwa, Mahmood Khan here Friday said media was an important pillar and democratic form of government was not possible without a free and independent media
D- Although US hostility, threats, bans and arrests have created a precarious situation for independent media
outlets and journalists, that does in no way mean a full and honest accounting of global challenges and crises fueled by Washington is not needed.
The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) expressed fears that the release of the 'Oust Duterte plot' matrix would lead to more attacks against independent media
and human rights lawyers.
Emphasizing the need for developing independent media
business models, the President said sustaining media businesses should be based on self-reliance, rather than depending on government advertisements.
And he dismantled the democratic system while independent media
were still alive and kicking.
(TAP) - Nicaraguan police on Saturday beat at least seven journalists with batons, including one of the country's best known editors, in an escalating crackdown on independent media
in the aftermath of protests against President Daniel Ortega.