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Democracy Aaj Kal: Death knell for free press?

06 Sep 2019

In today's talk, Teesta Setalvad talks about the attack on the Freedom of Press talking place across India. From Assam being declared a 'Protected Area', which means that foreign journalists need special permission to visit, to an FIR being lodged against Pawan Kumar Jaiswal in Mirzapur for exposing the establishment for feeding salt and chapati to children under the mid-day meal scheme. The question is, 'How will individual journalists and media houses react' in today's undeclared state of emergency in India?

 

Democracy Aaj Kal: Death knell for free press?

In today's talk, Teesta Setalvad talks about the attack on the Freedom of Press talking place across India. From Assam being declared a 'Protected Area', which means that foreign journalists need special permission to visit, to an FIR being lodged against Pawan Kumar Jaiswal in Mirzapur for exposing the establishment for feeding salt and chapati to children under the mid-day meal scheme. The question is, 'How will individual journalists and media houses react' in today's undeclared state of emergency in India?

 

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