Media

June 19, 2022
June 19, 2022

Tk 10 lakh fine for journalists' ‘illegal activity’?

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?

June 6, 2022
June 6, 2022

JS committee gets 60 days more to review Mass Media Employees Bill

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting today got another 60 days to examine the much-debated Mass Media Employees (Services Conditions) Bill 2022.

May 15, 2022
May 15, 2022

Journalism under siege on digital front

Journalism in Bangladesh is under siege on the digital front, beginning from surveillance to draconian laws.

May 3, 2022
May 3, 2022

Digital Security Act threatens press freedom, needs reformation: Editors’ Council

The Editors’ Council today called upon the authorities concerned to reform the Digital Security Act in order to ensure press freedom in the country.

March 10, 2022
March 10, 2022

How many streaming services are too many?

These services are trying hard to distinguish themselves.

February 10, 2022
February 10, 2022

Is traditional media catering to the youth?

Today's youth have come to rely less on traditional media.

July 8, 2021
July 8, 2021

The Evolution of Female Friendships in Media

Why does media pigeonhole female friendships as catty relationships?

November 14, 2019
November 14, 2019

Govt asks media to publish objective news on ‘sensitive issues’

The government has asked the media to publish objective news on “sensitive issues” involving important personalities, politicians, businessmen, government officials and various institutions.

February 13, 2019
February 13, 2019

Protect identity of children involved in criminal cases

The High Court yesterday observed that the media cannot publish names, addresses and photos of children involved in criminal cases.

December 23, 2018
December 23, 2018

Media failing to play its role

A police OC in Satkhira has been withdrawn for allegedly seeking vote for the Awami League's electoral symbol “Boat”.Although the role of mass media is very crucial in national elections, the mainstream media in Bangladesh are failing to play their part, speakers said at a seminar yesterday.