On May 3, on the eve of World Press Freedom Day 2022, we present FEAR OF SPEECH A short film by students of Whistling Woods International, the film, communication and creative arts institute located in Mumbai, India, done in association with Free Speech Collective. Ziva, a young journalist, […]
Journalists, politicians and human rights activists across the world had been spied upon by their governments using a spyware tool, ‘Pegasus’, struck at the very heart of the trust imposed by citizens on the State, especially in democracies, to safeguard their personal data and privacy.
An FSC report Update: The expulsion of the six students of the Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya (MGAHV) in Wardha was revoked by the administration after a public protest. In a patently absurd and excessive administrative move, six students were expelled by the Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya […]
A newly elected Opposition in Parliament says media freedom is shrinking. What has changed? The five-year period of 2014-2019 has seen an explosion of media creation and media use in India. The Indian public sphere is increasingly mediated not just by conventional media—TV, print, online, and radio in […]