journalism

April 23, 2016
April 23, 2016

Journalist Probir appeals for security

Journalist Probir Sikdar has appealed to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to ensure that he does not become a victim of forced

April 20, 2016
April 20, 2016

RSF expresses serious concern over freedom of expression in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has moved two notches up to 144th position among 180 countries in the World Press Freedom Index-2016 prepared by Reporters Sans Frontières. But the Paris-based advocacy group voices...

March 30, 2016
March 30, 2016

Newspaper owners must pay staff’s income tax: SC

The Supreme Court upholds a wage board provision that instructs the owners of newspapers and news agencies to pay the income tax of their employees.

February 9, 2016
February 9, 2016

Free media vital for democracy

The power of the press always overcomes the power to suppress, former Amnesty International chief Irene Z Khan has said.

February 9, 2016
February 9, 2016

Editors are partners of conspiracy

Editors sometimes work as partners of conspiracy against the country's interest, Mahbubul Alam Hanif, Awami League joint general

February 5, 2016
February 5, 2016

Democracy needs active role of newspapers: President

President Abdul Hamid calls upon all newspapers to continue their contributions to the development of the country through responsible journalism. Addressing a programme marking the 25th anniversary...

February 3, 2016
February 3, 2016

Pay scale: President for addressing journos’ salary disparity

President Abdul Hamid expresses his hope that the government will give due attention to salary disparities of journalists following the announcement of new national pay scale.

December 29, 2015
December 29, 2015

Raushan humiliates journalists

Leader of the Opposition in parliament Raushan Ershad humiliates journalists saying most of them chose the profession due to lack of employment.

December 29, 2015
December 29, 2015

110 journalists killed in 2015, says Reporters Without Borders

A total of 110 journalists are killed around the world in 2015, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said on Tuesday, warning that more were being deliberately targeted for their work in supposedly...

November 9, 2015
November 9, 2015

Online news portals now need registration

The Press Information Department (PID) starts online newspaper registration process to check yellow journalism and ensure government benefits for the publishers