Tag: press freedom
Maoist Madness in The Himalayan Times
UWB is strongly against protest programs in newspapers and media house that aim at stopping the newspapers from reaching to the public. To stop a newspaper from being circulated, like in the photo, is a crime against free society. Workers stop the circulation of the Himalayan Times. Pic via THT The protesters in APCA House,…
Journalists’ Solidarity for Press Freedom
Nepali journalists on solidarity show in Kathmandu More than 200 hundreds of journalists gathered at Maitighar, Kathmandu today showing solidarity for press freedom. Members of International Mission to study Nepal’s media situation too participated in the show. Stop control over the press, restore press freedom: the banners reads.
An Updated Report Of A Nepali Reporter
Birthday Blog. A reporter on his job in a changing political scenario of the country. By Dinesh Wagle “Are you pessimistic?” was one of her many questions that particularly put me in defensive position. “No, I am not,” was my instant reply. “I am not pessimistic at all.” Then I started explaining to the Japanese…
Rajdhani Daily Covers UWB
Nepali newspaper features United We Blog! In yet another report about blogs in Nepali media, UWB features in today’s issue of Rajdhani, a national daily published from Kathmandu. The article, written by KP Dhungana, a blogger himself, tries to introduce the concept of web logs to its readers. It highlights the importance of the new…
How “Breaking” are “Breaking News”?
What struck me was that the news of Ambition Academy Miss Teen Nepal 2005 appeared with the tag line “Breaking News” on Kantipur Online. I still wonder if it was exactly the right decision. A critique of online journalism in Nepal By Satish Jung Shahi On Saturday night, August 6, popular news web portal Kantipur…
Regression Revisited: Radio Tune and the TV Contract
Radio Nepal changes the signature tune and Nepal Television requests the district administration office to monitor its reporters’ activities The world is moving forward. America launched the discovery shuttle, India resolved its nuclear issues with the US, China decided on the exchange evaluation. And here in Nepal, we are being forced to return backward in…
Nepali Reporters Take Democracy Fight to Cyberspace
By Terry Friel (Reuters, 24 March 2005) New Delhi- Journalists in Nepal, one of the world’s poorest and most backward nations, are going hi-tech to sidestep tight censorship imposed after last month’s royal coup. Outspoken Web logs, or blogs, are springing up and being widely quoted and linked to in the ‘blogosphere’ – the mushrooming…