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How TV channels outraged over Nahid Afrin’s fatwa that wasn’t

How TV channels outraged over Nahid Afrin’s fatwa that wasn’t

On March 14, local TV channels across Assam went berserk over the news  that “46 Muslim clerics from the state have issued a fatwa against singer Nahid Afrin, asking her to stop performing in public”. Within hours, the outrage industry on social media went into overdrive, condemning the “fatwa”. Some even compared Assam’s Hojai district […]

White House blocks news organizations from press briefing

White House blocks news organizations from press briefing

CNN and other news outlets were blocked on Friday from attending an off-camera White House press briefing that other reporters were hand-picked to attend, raising alarm among media organizations and First Amendment watchdogs. The decision struck veteran White House journalists as unprecedented in the modern era, and escalated tensions in the already fraught relationship between […]

India-Pakistan: Media on fire

India-Pakistan: Media on fire

India and Pakistan are once again at odds and the issue in question is, once again, Kashmir. The area claimed by both countries has seen endless clashes, protests and curfews on the Indian side, including the most recent attack on an army base, which left 19 Indian soldiers dead and the media on fire The […]