World Press Freedom Index: Indian media is under stress

21 April, 2016 / By ET Brandequity Media in India continues to be under stress as the country figures low at 133 out of 180 nations in the latest World Press Freedom Index. The international watchdog said, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is being ‘indifferent’ to threats against scribes. The damning report by Paris-based free press…

Greece Ranks 91st in World Press Freedom Index

19 February 2015 / By Ioanna Zikakou Greece ranked 91st in the annual Reporters Without Borders World Press Freedom Index 2015, which is a step up compared to last year when the country was ranked in 99th place. The World Press Freedom Index ranks the performance of 180 countries according to a range of criteria that…

Media mergers move by Government is welcome

10 December, 2014 / Editorial of The Irish Times Need to curb further monopolisation in the interest of diversity The belated publication by Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Alex White of a framework for the regulation of media mergers and acquisitions is welcome. The consultation he has launched is premised rightly on the…