Journalists and social media

Technology platforms must ensure that they are safe spaces

As independent India turns 70, there were some suggestions to the office of the Readers’ Editor, which if implemented would become censorship and infringement of free speech. The immediate provocation for these suggestions was the formal statement by the Network of Women in Media, India (NWMI) that condemned the online abuse heaped on the Bengaluru-based journalist, Dhanya Rajendran. The network demanded a safe online space for women.

Earlier, the journalist had tweeted that she walked out of the film, Jab Harry Met Sejal, midway and that a film she had walked out of before was Sura, a Tamil film starring Vijay................Read more


Source: The Hindu

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