Mehta also directed the documentary film Dateline Bangladesh based on her time stationed in Bangladesh during the war.
Here are four books that explore the stories of journalists, and the issues surrounding press freedom.
Journalists condemned Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) president Kazi Salahuddin for his untoward remarks about journalists and their families on Tuesday.
"The first book I had published comprised a short story. My second book of short stories came out 14 years after that", the writer said.
Journalists should not be jailed for “what they write, what they tweet and what they say” and it is important that people be allowed to express themselves freely without the threat of any harassment, a spokesperson for UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said.
There are already laws in place for newspapers and journalists. Why did the Press Council, then, take the initiative to amend the Press Council Act 1974, keeping provision to impose a fine of up to Tk 10 lakh? Is it not their obligation to protect the interests of journalists?
We are saddened to hear that senior journalist Mr Mahfuz Ullah has passed away. He breathed his last in a hospital in Thailand on Saturday (April 27, 2019) morning at the age of 69.
A Manikganj correspondent of private satellite channel Desh TV remains missing for the last 11 days, his family claims.
Every five days, on average, somewhere in the world, a journalist is murdered for being a journalist. Nine out of ten times, no one is prosecuted, creating an atmosphere of impunity that extends beyond death threats or violence.