#Journalism

.Canberra ACT, Australia
YouTube has issued rules to prevent the spread of COVID-related misinformation. (Photo credit: Representative image/Unsplash)

  • YouTube did not pin point at the specific videos that were taken down
  • The Sky News Australia YouTube channel has 1.85m subscribers
  • Australia has been trying to curb the spread of the Delta variant

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the media, as it rains on the first day of the Monsoon Session of Parliament. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Several offices of Dainik Bhaskar were raided by the Income Tax Department
  • Opposition leaders have condemned the Modi government for the raids
  • They say it's because Bhaskar reported on the government's "mismanagement" of COVID

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said the new policy will ensure freedom of press. (Photo Credit:AFP)

  • The agency said it would no longer use "compulsory legal process" to obtain records from journalists
  • A free and independent press is vital to the functioning of our democracy: US
  • The new policy was announced by Attorney General Merrick Garland

Nikole Hannah-Jones, a Pultizer Prize-winning journalist, announced on Tuesday that she will be joining as a faculty at Howard University. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@macfound)

  • Nikole Hannah-Jones will join Howard as "faculty to help educate the next generation of black journalists"
  • She and Ta-Nehisi Coates will also be founding a brand new Center for Journalism and Democracy at Howard
  • The announcement comes after trustees at UNC voted to award tenure to Nikole Hannah-Jones

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
President Joe Biden lashed out at China. (Photo Credit: AFP File)

  • US President Joe Biden termed it as a "sad day for media freedom in Hong Kong"
  • "Beijing must stop targeting the independent press," he expressed
  • The Apple Daily tabloid published its defiant final edition on Thursday

.Texas, USA
Christopher Sign grew up near Dallas, Texas. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ChristopherSign)

  • Christopher Sign was found dead Saturday morning
  • Police said the death is being investigated as a suicide
  • He broke the news of a secret tarmac meeting between Bill Clinton and Loretta Lynch

The Pulitzer Awards were announced on Friday. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@PulitzerPrizes)

  • New York Times' public service prize is being shared multiple departments of the organisation
  • Associated Press won two awards in photography
  • Most awards are related to covering the COVID-19 pandemic and the killing of George Floyd 

.Assam, India
(Photo Credit: Twitter/@BhargabSarmah)

The journalist was seen reporting from inside the mouth of the snake

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Rajkumar Keswani died of post COVID-19 complications on Friday. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@writetopd)

  • Rajkumar Keswani warned about irregularities that led to the Bhopal gas tragedy much before the industrial disaster
  • He had tested positive for COVID-19 on April 8 and had recovered on April 20
  • Keswani was 72 and is survived by his wife and son

(Photo Credit: Twitter/PCITweets)

Sunil Jain was the Managing Editor of the Financial Express and died on Saturday from COVID-related complications