World press freedom

Changes only after talks with journalists

Bangladesh Press Council Chairman Justice Md Mamtaz Uddin Ahmed yesterday categorically said no changes would be brought to the Press Council Act if journalists opposed.

May 3, 2019
May 3, 2019

World Press Freedom Day: Freedom of expression is good for business

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has set out an extremely ambitious vision to make Bangladesh a middle-income country by 2021, a higher middle-income one by 2030 and a “developed” one by 2041.

May 6, 2016
May 6, 2016

Changes only after talks with journalists

Bangladesh Press Council Chairman Justice Md Mamtaz Uddin Ahmed yesterday categorically said no changes would be brought to the Press Council Act if journalists opposed.

May 3, 2016
May 3, 2016

Democracy flourishes where the press works freely

Today, we celebrate World Press Freedom Day. Established by the United Nations, it offers us an opportunity to celebrate the essential role that press freedom plays in democracy.

April 20, 2016
April 20, 2016

Press freedom declined, watchdog says warning of 'new era of propaganda'

World press freedom deteriorated in 2015, especially in the Americas, advocacy group Reporters Without Borders said as it released its annual rankings, warning of "a new era of propaganda".