Facebook removes Burhan cover

IN Media Watch Briefs | 10/07/2017

Greater Kashmir says that Facebook has blocked the official facebook page of the Greater Kashmir  weekly Kashmir Ink on Saturday. The message from Facebook said it was blocked for 24 hours. The social networking site has also removed the cover page of the latest issue of Kashmir Ink which was shared on its official Facebook page on Friday evening. It  had stories covering a year after Burhan Wani's death, and a cover picture of him.                            

Subscribe To The Newsletter

Journalists in Kashmir are up in arms over the summons issued by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to Kashmir Observer journalist Aqib Javed Hakim, for his interview with jailed separatist leader Asiya Andrabi in January. This amounted to intimidation and harassment, a joint statement of the Kashmir Working Journalist Association (KWJA) and Kashmir Journalist Association said, adding that, in the Kamran Yousuf case, the NIA had tried to define journalism by its own skewed standards.                           

D Sunitha, an ASP in the Telangana Police, filed complaints with the NBSA against character assassination by some Telugu TV channels. NBSA has announced an agreement  arrived at with HMTV whereby the channel will broadcast an agreed upon apology statement three times a day on three days starting today.The complaint was against ETV, Sakshi and HMTV, the NBSA has reserved its order in other two cases. TV9 was as much of an offender, but it is not a member if the NBSA.                   

View More