A Dhaka court on Sunday granted ad-interim bail to Prothom Alo senior reporter Rozina Islam until July 15 in a case filed under the Official Secrets Act.
Journalists on Wednesday formed a human chain in front of the Jatiya Press Club demanding unconditional release of journalist Rozina Islam and punishment of those involved in harassing her at the Secretariat.
A delegation of Jatiya Press Club led by President Farida Yasmin and General Secretary Ilyas Khan, alongwith Rozina Islam’s brother Md. Selim, met Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal over the Prothom Alo senior reporter’s arrest.
The members of Bangladesh Secretariat Reporters Forum (BSRF) on Tuesday boycotted a press briefing of the Health Ministry protesting the harassment and arrest of Prothom Alo senior reporter Rozina Islam.
A Dhaka court on Tuesday sent Prothom Alo senior journalist Rozina Islam, arrested in a case under the Official Secrets Act, to judicial custody after rejecting the police’s demand for her five-day remand.
The Jatiya Press Club (JPC) has strongly condemned the Israeli brutality and airstrike that targeted and destroyed a Gaza City building housing the AP, broadcaster Al-Jazeera and other media.
Senior Journalist Feeuri Khondoker died at the Combined Military Hosptal (CMH), Dhaka on Saturday afternoon. He was 70.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged all governments to do everything in their power to support a free, independent and diverse media.
When Myanmar’s military seized power from the elected government in February, one of its first actions was to further squeeze the already restricted free flow of information in the country.
Edmund Burke called the press the fourth estate, the fourth pillar of democracy, with an oversight role on the remaining three pillars – the legislature, executive and the judiciary.
WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY: a reminder to governments of their commitment to press freedom. This year’s World Press Freedom Day theme: “Information as a Public Good.”
Community Radios have been broadcasting various programs for tackling the 2nd Wave of COVID–19 pandemic and Info-demic by following the government instructions.
Investigative journalist and media executive Maria Ressa of the Philippines has been named as the 2021 laureate of the UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize
A gang of four fake journalists including two women was arrested while they were extorting money from several businessmen in Chattogram by pretending to be media personnel.
Dhaka, Apr 25 : The government will give financial assistance of Tk10,000 each to 2,000 more journalists – walloped by the unprecedented disruptions unfolded by the pandemic.
Over 1.1 million Bangladeshis have been talking about environmental conservation on Facebook in the past three months.
Aby Taiyab, the Khulna Bureau Chief of NTV news, has been arrested in connection with a case filed under the controversial Digital Security Act (DSA).
Khulna, Apr 21: Aby Taiyab, the Khulna Bureau Chief of NTV news, has been arrested in connection with a case filed under the controversial Digital Security Act (DSA).
Hassan Shahriar, a veteran journalist and former Jatiya Press Club (JPC) president, passed away at a city hospital on Saturday. He was 76.
I had the opportunity to come in touch with some very reputed newspaper editors of that time. Unfortunately, they are no more with us but their memories and great works still alive in our thoughts and mind.
খোন্দকার শাহাদাৎ সত্তর ও আশির দশকে সিনে পত্রিকা পূর্বানী’র সম্পাদক ছিলেন। সর্বশেষ দৈনিক ইত্তেফাকের জিএম এর দায়িত্ব পালন করেন। তিনি বাচসাস এর প্রতিষ্ঠাতা সভাপতি।
The Cyber Tribunal of Dhaka Wednesday accepted a charge-sheet against photojournalist Shafiqul Islam Kajol in a case filed under the Digital Security Act and fixed April 22 for hearing on charge framing in the case.
Amnesty International and the Committee to Protect Journalists say Myanmar’s military has intensified its assault on freedom of expression by closing media outlets.
Dhaka, Mar 22: Editor and publisher of the daily Janakantha Atikullah Khan Masud died of cardiac arrest at a hospital in the city early Monday. He was 71.
Former special correspondent of the state-owned news agency Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) Nurul Huda passed away at his residence in the city’s Mirpur journalists’ residential area on Sunday afternoon. He was 72.
AZM Anas, Economic Editor of The Financial Express, died of cardiac arrest on Tuesday morning. He was 45.
While the couple drew both strong support and rebukes for detailing why they fled Britain and their royal roles, Winfrey burnished her stature as a master interviewer.
The Editors’ Council on Saturday demanded an immediate review of the Digital Security Act (DSA) in line with the law minister’s statement.
Club authorities do not want to ban or regulate political activities here but expect responsible behaviour from all parties involved.
Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram Kumar Doraiswami on Monday laid emphasis on ensuring best possible understanding between the two countries.