Journalist Current Affairs - 2019

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Veteran journalist Yogendra Bali passes away

Veteran journalist and author Yogendra Bali passed away in New Delhi after a brief illness. He was 86. In his long journalistic career, Bali had served The Times of India as its roving correspondent till retirement. He was also associated with a number of newspapers and publications including The Tribune, Probe, Current Weekly, The Day Read More…

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Renowned journalist Babu Bharadwaj passes away

Veteran journalist and writer Babu Bharadwaj passed away due to cardiac arrest in Kozhikode, Kerala. He was 68. As a journalist, he was part of prominent print and television media in Kerala. About Babu Bharadwaj Born in Kozhikode in 1948 at Chemmenchery. He had studied at Poyilkavu High School, and later at Malabar Christian College Read More…

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Senior journalist Aroon Tikekar passes away

Senior journalist and scholar Aroon Tikekar passed away in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He was 72. He was associated with different various newspaper groups and has authored over 20 books. About Aroon Tikekar Aroon Tikekar was born in 1944 in a family of authors and journalists. He has served as the Editor of Marathi newspaper Loksatta of Read More…

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Ankita Anand wins 2015 Lorenzo Natali Media Prize

Delhi-based Journalist-writer Ankita Anand has won the prestigious Lorenzo Natali Media Prize for 2015 under Asia and the Pacific–Amateur category. She was selected for this award for her article ‘Stirrings beneath the peepul’ published in the journal The Equator Linel. In this article she had portrayed of life for young women facing the threat of Read More…

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Syrian journalist Zaina Erhaim wins 2015 Reporters without Borders Prize

Syrian woman journalist Zaina Erhaim has won the prestigious 2015 Reporters without Borders Prize for her defence of press freedom. She was singled out for this prestigious award for her determination and courage covering news in in civil war and conflict ravaged Syria which is deemed the most dangerous country in the world for journalists. Read More…

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Syrian woman Journalist Zaina Erhaim wins 2015 Peter Mackler Award

A Syria-based woman journalist Zaina Erhaim has won the prestigious 2015 Peter Mackler Award for Courageous and Ethical Journalism. She was bestowed with this award for her efforts to train citizen reporters in her war-ravaged country. She has trained about 100 citizen reporters (third of them are women) from inside Syria over the last two Read More…

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Veteran journalist Praful Bidwai passes away

Veteran journalist, author, political analyst and anti-nuclear activist Praful Bidwai passed away in Amsterdam, Netherlands. He was 64. He died due to cardiac arrest after he had choked on his food. About Praful Bidwai Praful Bidwai was born in Nagpur, Maharashtra in 1949. He was a regular contributor to numerous magazines and newspapers like Hindustan Read More…

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