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Mohan Nepali

The author is a freelance media researcher, with specialization in Mass Communication and Journalism

Why media must be free

Published On: November 5, 2019 01:30 AM NPT By: Mohan Nepali

Media deserve talk. In modern democratic dialogue, it has been customary to frequently debate over media quality, performance and related issues. Media freedom, media diversity and media equality are closely related terms in vogue. These three elements, when enhanced, add to the strength and quality of one another; they become the cornerstones not only of advanced media performance but also of a full-fledged democracy. As integral elements, they identify a democratic society in its true form. However, misunderstanding these elements will result in their misuse, with dire consequences beyond measurement.

Toward quality journalism

Published On: August 26, 2019 01:00 AM NPT By: Mohan Nepali

Buddha’s teachings carry much relevance in journalism as well. Journalists should explore these values to promote quality and deepen their journalistic insight

Media for democracy

Published On: August 7, 2019 01:00 AM NPT By: Mohan Nepali

In a modern democracy, citizens feel empowered when they have adequate access to truthful information without which they cannot take wise decisions

Free the press

Published On: May 23, 2019 01:30 AM NPT By: Mohan Nepali

Should the draft bill with provisions of harsh penalties and prison terms be passed, it will discourage professional journalism, while promoting servile psychology and self-censorship