Inside the #MeToo revolt at Google

Kristen Sheets reports on the walkout at Google — why it happened, how it was organized, what it achieved and what it tells us about organizing the tech sector. THE NOVEMBER 1 walkout by 20,000 Google employees at some 50 offices around the world may be the largest international action of its kind in modern labor history — and it shined a spotlight on the … Continue reading Inside the #MeToo revolt at Google

Journalist Organization condemn BJP leader’s statements on women journalists

  The Indian Women’s Press Corps, Press Club of India, Federation of Press Clubs in India and Press Association condemn in strongest terms the disparaging, derogatory and defamatory remarks made by Tamil Nadu BJP leader S.Ve. Shekar on the social media about women journalists. These regressive remarks reflect a certain conservative mindset and a deep-rooted patriarchal bias towards all women especially working women. Women journalists, … Continue reading Journalist Organization condemn BJP leader’s statements on women journalists

विनोद वर्मा हिरासत में – Rakesh Kayasth

पत्रकार के तौर पर मैं विनोद वर्मा को लंबे समय से जानता हूं। मेरे परिचय उस वक्त से है, जब वर्माजी दिल्ली में मध्य प्रदेश से निकलने वाले अखबार देशबंधु अखबार के ब्यूरो चीफ हुआ करते थे। मैने उन्हे हमेशा एक संजीदा, संवेदनशील और गहरी साहित्यिक अभिरूचि वाले व्यक्ति के तौर पर जाना है। आज सुबह-सुबह उन्हे हिरासत में लिये जाने की ख़बर आई तो … Continue reading विनोद वर्मा हिरासत में – Rakesh Kayasth

Shock and anger in Mumbai Journalists: Campaign Justice for Gauri Lankesh Begins

The Brihanmumbai Union of Journalists expresses shock and anger at the dastardly killing of Gauri Lankesh, editor of Lankesh Patrika, in Bengaluru this evening. Gauri Lankesh has been a trenchant and courageous critic of hindutva and casteist politics. Since last November, she has been fighting her conviction in a criminal defamation case against BJP MP in Dharwad Prahallad Joshi and was out on bail. Journalists … Continue reading Shock and anger in Mumbai Journalists: Campaign Justice for Gauri Lankesh Begins

मित्रो , मेरा “पत्रकार” बदल रहा है – Abhisar Sharma

  तो एक चैनल ने घोषित कर दिया है कि आगे से पाकिस्तन नहीं … “आतंकी देश पाकिस्तान” कहेंगे . गजब है . ये जज्बा 26-11 के वक्त नदारद था . लगता है सत्ता पर आसीन सरकार पर निर्भर करता है कि आपमे कितनी और कब देशभक्ति की भावना जागेगी . एक और दद्दा है हमारी बिरादरी के. कहते हैं कि पाकिस्तन को आतंकी देश … Continue reading मित्रो , मेरा “पत्रकार” बदल रहा है – Abhisar Sharma

“Sumegha you will be missed”, say her friends

Sumedha Gulati, all of of 22 years is no more. She was a journalist, a romantic and almost a militant secular who died of Blood cancer on 29th July, 2016. Her last post on Facebook was “Hello. This is urgent. We need AB- and B- blood at ACTREC in Navi Mumbai for a fellow, preferably before 5 today. Patient’s family also arranging. Hopefully they may … Continue reading “Sumegha you will be missed”, say her friends