KATHMANDU, Feb 24: Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) has urged the Speaker of House of Representative Agni Prasad Sapkota to incorporate the concerns of stakeholders in the controversial Media Council and Information Technology Bills.
JAJARKOT, Feb 13: Minister for Forest and Environment, Shakti Bahadur Basnet, has said the media sector should give constructive inputs to aware the state. Minister Basnet said, "The media sector should also fulfill role of social responsibility."
KATHMANDU, Jan 31: The Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) has demanded removal of the provision on mandatory licensing examinations for aspiring journalists in the Nepal Media Council Bill, stating that the proposal is against the spirit of the constitution.
KATHMANDU, Jan 13: President of Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) Govinda Acharya on Monday said that the FNJ will be forced to knock the door of Supreme Court if some of the controversial provisions of the proposed Information and Technology (IT) Bill are not revised.
KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Concluding that some provisions in the Information Technology Bill currently under discussion in parliament threaten to undermine media freedom, various media rights advocacy groups have expressed their serious concern.
DOTI, Aug 29: Federation of Nepali Journalists, Doti chapter gifted a broken radio set to Minister of Communication and Technology Gokul Baskota and Executive Director of Radio Nepal Suresh Kumar Karki.
KATHMANDU, July 10: The Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) has withdrawn is protest programs after written commitment from the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) leaders to address journalists' concerns over the controversial Media Council Bill registered in parliament.
KATHMANDU, June 8: Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ), the umbrella organization of Nepali journalists, is staging a rally today against the proposed Media Council Bill in the capital on Saturday afternoon.
KATHMANDU, May 22: Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) President Gobinda Acharya has threatened to form a parallel Press Council comprising journalists, media experts and stakeholders if the government refuses to revise the controversial media bills.
KATHMANDU, May 14: The speaker of the House of Representatives and the chairperson of the National Assembly (NA) have assured a delegation from the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) of their support for amending regressive provisions in media-related bills which are under discussion in parliament.
KATHMANDU, May 12: As part of its ongoing five-day agitation, Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ), the umbrella organization of the journalists, is holding interaction with legal experts, editors, media experts and former presidents of the FNJ over the proposed changes in the media law today afternoon.
KATHMANDU, May 12: The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), the global media watchdog, and the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) have objected to proposed changes in the media law and asked the government to revise the bill it has registered in parliament.
KATHMANDU, May 12: While the media fraternity and civil society are worrying about one piece of legislation after another being drafted with even harsher provisions concerning the media , the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology has formulated yet another bill, proposing confiscation of media equipment and slapping fines of up to Rs 10 million and 15 years in jail for media persons found publishing offensive content.
KATHMANDU, April 23: Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) has urged the government not to arrest journalists and hamper their work at the workplace. FNJ, the umbrella organization of journalists across the country, complained that of late journalists were being arrested and their work obstructed at the workplaces.
KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Corporate Province Committee of the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) has appealed to one and all to extend financial assistance for journalist Arjun Subedi, who has been undergoing treatment for a liver-related ailment.
KATHMANDU, Jan 19: Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ), Corporate Province Committee has appealed to one and all to extend financial assistance for Journalist Arjun Subedi who has been undergoing treatment for a liver-related ailment.
KATHMANDU, June 8: The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) and the Nepal Press Union (NPU) in condemning the threats to and harassment of journalists of an online news portal by student leaders in Nepal.
KATHMANDU, April 12: The election schedule of province committee of the Federation of Nepalis Journalists (FNJ) to be held on May 5 has been released today. The voting shall take place from 8 in the morning to 4:00 pm.
KATHMANDU, Jan 8: The Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) has said Nepal Police does not have the authority to shoot letters to the editors, seeking to know the source of news that is published or broadcast and requiring the editor to be present at the police station for an explanation over the issue of that news.
KATHMANDU, Dec 24: The Federation of Nepali Journalists issued a press statement to condemn Nepal Police’s request to online news portals to identify news sources which published details of forged documents of former DIG Nawaraj Silwal.
The Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) Kailali chapter today reached the District Administration Office (DAO), Kailali to submit a memorandum to the Chief District Officer, demanding action those involved in physical assault on local journalist Laxmi Jaisi and his family.
KATHMANDU, Sept 3: The Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) has denounced the defamation case filed against Nagarik Daily by Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) Managing Director Gopal Khadka.
Issuing a press statement on Sunday, the umbrella organization of Nepali journalists working across the country said the defamation case is a planned attempt to discourage the media from exposing corruption and irregularities and create terror in the media sector.