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Press evaluation:
Background:

NFPJ to award photo journalists (ht 27/02/2017)

Representation of women: The Nepali media sector, in general, suffers from patriarchy, by Sumina Rai Karki (kp 18/02/2017)

FNJ Lalitpur chapter sets upjournalist welfare fund (kp 12/02/2017)

‘Journos must be sensitive to public issues’ (ht 03/01/2017) [Just as politicians!!]

Female journos facing discrimination, says FNJ Vice-chair Bindu (ht 11/12/2016)

Journalists stage protest (ht 05/12/2016)

Govt to get 50 per cent medical discount (ht 05/11/2016)

Scribe stories: A young journalist was forced to leave his job after he wasn’t paid for 10 months. He then went to Malaysia for manual labor, by Ishwar Rauniyar (rep 19/10/2016)

Maoist mess spills over in journos’ wing (kp 01/10/2016)

Second AIJ Conference kicks off today (kp 23/09/2016), Muckraking among bottomfeeders: Nepal is an interesting case study for the 350 investigative journalists in Kathmandu this weekend for an international conference, by Bidushi Dhungel (nt 23/09/2016)

PCN issues new code of journalistic ethics (ht 23/09/2016)

Violence, threats against journos down: UNESCO (ht 13/09/2016) [see UNESCO report)

Panels formed to implement minimum wage for journalists (ht 05/09/2016), Journos’ minimum wage: Media operators
express concern
(kp 10/09/2016), Minimum pay provision for journos draws ire (ht 10/09/2016)

Like a professional, by Dharma Adhikari (rep 30/08/2016)

FNJ demands implementation of revised pay (kp 29/08/2016)

Certifying journalists: A government screening out poor journalists is incompatible with democratic values and runs against the spirit of the constitution, by Dharma Adhikari (rep 16/08/2016)

Test for Journalists: Media fraternity divided (kp 12/08/2016)

Subina Shrestha nominated for Emmy (kp 11/08/2016)

Implementation of minimum wage for working journalists from new fiscal: Minister Rai (ht 12/07/2016)

FNJ condemns threat against journalist Koirala: Japan-based Nepali Anoj Shakya threatens journalist Ashwini Koirala over a news published in Saptahik weekly (kp 11/07/2016)

NFNJ to promote mother toungue thru radio (ht 10/07/2016)

Press Council drafts new code for journalists (ht 09/07/2016)

Journos' wage: Media orgs object to cabinet decision (kp 07/05/2016)

FNJ general meeting ends with declaration paper (ht 05/05/2016)

Not so free: Although Nepal recognises the right to information, journalists are not able to investigate issues properly, by Laxman Datt Pant (kp 03/05/2016)

CIAA detains Sajha Chair Kanak Dixit: FNJ Himalmedia Chapter flays arrest, terms it ‘deliberate vengeful act’ (kp 23/04/2016), ‘An act of vengeance’ (ht 23/04/2016), CIAA detains Kanak Mani Dixit: Accuses him of9 ‘amassing property illegally’ as Sajha Yatayat chairman (ht 23/04/2016), Detained Dixit admitted to Bir hospital (kp 24/04/2016), Kanak Dixit may be presented before Special Court today (kp 24/04/2016), Court extends Dixit’s custody (kp 25/04/2016), CIAA allowed to detain Dixit for 10 days to investigate charges (ht 25/04/2016), Call for Dixit’s immediate release (kp 26/04/2016), CIAA defends arrest (kp 26/04/2016), CIAA defends action against Dixit (kp 26/04/2016), Stay on the message: State institutions should ensure due process is followed (kp 26/04/2016), FNJ takes exception to
CIAA detention of Dixit
(kp 27/04/2016)
, IFJ demands journalist Kanak Dixit’s immediate release (ht 27/04/2016)Int'l groups call for Dixit's prompt release: Ex-Prez Yadav visits Dixit at hospital bed (rep 27/04/2016)

Find who the founder chief of NJA was, FONIJ chair asks govt (ht 24/04/2016)

Police beat up journo (kp 11/04/2016)

Journalists seek easy access to information (ht 25/03/2016)

The good journalist: The old stereotype of Nepali journalists: Beard-sporting, hard-drinking, jhola-bearing, shabby, arrogant, rebellious men with political leanings, by Dharma Adhikari (rep 22/03/2016)

‘Journos’ role vital for statute execution: Amendment of the existing journalists’ code of ethics stressed for transparency (ht 23/02/2016)

‘Regulate issuance of accreditation cards’ (ht 31/01/2016)

CDO warns journalists (ht 31/12/2015)

‘Challenges for women in journalism’ (kp 22/12/2015)

Insurance plan for working journos inaugurated (kp 27/11/2015)

Journos killed, disappeared: FNJ urges TRC to look into cases (kp 26/11/2015)

FNJ urges govt for safety of journalists: A FNJ team submits a memorandum on the matter to Information and Communication minister (kp 20/11/2015)

Call for ending impunity for crimes against journos (ht 03/11/2015)

THT journalist bags Regional Education Journalism Award (ht 10/10/2015)

Mediapersons face agitators’ wrath (ht 22/09/2015)

Bomb hurled at THT scribe’s house (ht 14/09/2015)

Initiative to provide opportunities for women journalists (kp 08/09/2015)

Safety tips shared with female journalists (kp 04/09/2015)

Awasthi elected Sejon president (kp 29/08/2015)

PCN to review journalistic ethics code (ht 11/08/2015)

The Reporter: How will journalists avoid offending sources and users while at the same time adhering to the highest standards of content and free expression?, by Dharma Adhikari (rep 11/08/2015)

Govt to provide accident insurance to journalists (ht 17/07/2015)

Panel suggests new pay scale for journos (kp 06/07/2015), Minimum salary for journalists recommended (ht 06/07/2015)

Journalist arrested for ‘no reason’ (kp 02/07/2015)

Journalists submit memo to police (ht 20/06/2015)

Death threat to journo slammed (ht 19/06/2015)

FNJ to demand minimum monthly salary of Rs 20,000 (ht 15/06/2016)

Journalist thrashed at Mahat aide’s press meet (kp 01/06/2015)

Dharmendra Jha to get Journalism Award ’15 (ht 29/05/2015)

Post journo hurt in Panchthar attack (kp 14/04/2015), FNJ's Panchthar chapter chairman thrashed (ht 14/04/2015)

Forgive us our press passes: Journalists like other citizens represent the country when abroad, let’s behave, by Tsering Dolker Gurung (nt 10/04/2015)

Bhojpur attack on journos protested (ht 08/04/2015)

FNJ draws home minister’s attention to rising incidents of attack on journalists (ht 04/04/2015), Journos demand probe (ht 05/04/2015), Gautam gets memo on journalist’s murder (ht 08/04/2015)

Journo found dead; investigation sought (ht 30/03/2015)

Remodelling journalism education: Framing journalism education in Nepali Universities in accordance with the UNESCO Model Curricula on Journalism Educationcould help create better journalists in the country , by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 14/03/2015)

NRNA to collaborate with FNJ (ht 12/03/2015)

Journalists demand withdrawal of case against Gaule, Devkota (kp 04/03/2015), Case against journos withdrawn (kp 05/03/2015)

Corruption Reporters On Target, by Narayan Prasad Ghimire (rn 15/02/2015)

Madhesi journalists stage rally (ht 12/02/2015)

‘Journos’ role pivotal for waste mgmt and city beautification’ (kp 07/02/2015)

FNJ warns of protests if journalists act not implemented (rep 04/02/2015)

Discussion on curricula for journalism education: Experts say students lack books in Nepali (ht 31/01/2015)

Manual, website launched for journo safety (kp 21/01/2015)

Women journos still under-represented in media: Report (ht 17/01/2015)

FNJ submits five-point demand to govt (ht 06/01/2015)

Update journalism curricula: Experts (kp 03/12/2014)

FNJ says attack on journalist Adhikari premeditated (ht 30/11/2014)

PJ Club warns of boycotting Saarc events (kp 20/11/2014)

‘Journos followed election code’ (ht 18/11/2014)

Country needs more women scribes: Rijal (ht 04/11/2014)

Journos protest police action (ht 10/10/2014)

Woman journalists stress on joint effort (ht 18/09/2014)

Experts advise on revising journalism programmes: Experts say the curricula should be revised as per the international standards (kp 16/09/2014)

Show seriousness to implement Working Journalists Act: FNJ (ht 12/09/2014)

Journalist arrested for publishing false news (kp 03/09/2014)

Three journalists to be honoured with National Journalism Award (ht 03/09/2014)

FNJ to encourage women journalists (ht 14/08/2014)

The truth about facts: It’s a thin line between using news sources and being used by them (nt 18/07/2014), Nothing but contempt: Under the new draft bill, it would not be possible to write this column, by Binita Dahal (nt 18/07/2014)

Preliminary hearing on contempt case against journalists concludes (kp 03/07/2014)

Professionalism In Erring Press, by P. Kharel (rn 26/05/2014)

FNJ demands promotion of female journos (kp 23/05/2014)

2 in fray for FNJ presidency (kp 27/04/2014), FNJ to slash number of convention participants (kp 29/04/2014), Race For FNJ Helm Heats Up, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 30/04/2014), FNJ candidates intensify their campaigns as elections near (ht 02/05/2014), Journalists’ mega meet begins today (kp 03/05/2014), FNJ’s general convention kicks off in capital (ht 04/05/2014), FNJ votes to elect leadership (kp 05/05/2014), Bista new FNJ president as left-wing panel reigns (ht 06/05/2014), Pressing problems: The Federation of Nepali Journalists should rise above partisan interests (kp 09/05/2014)

Press Chautari-RJA alliance for FNJ election (kp 25/04/2014)

Poudel bags journalism award (kp 25/04/2014)

Risal bags Ambika Oli journalism award (kp 21/04/2014)

FNJ chief slams parties (ht 14/04/2014)

Journalist attacked (ht 03/04/2014)

Waste management training for journalists (ht 11/03/2014)

Bhattarai elected FNJ Kantipur president (kp 04/03/2014), Koirala elected president of FNJ Republica chapter (rep 04/03/2014)

Shrestha acquitted of court contempt charge (kp 26/02/2014), Media should exercise restraint: SC (ht 26/02/2014)

Plea to provide security to radio journalists (ht 16/02/2014)

Female journos to fight against GBV: WWJ has decided to devise five-year strategy to reduce sexual harassments in media offices, by Weena Pun (kp 31/01/2014)

Govt called to Implement working Journo’s Act (kp 27/01/2014)

CIAA Chief, journalists engage in altercation; situation goes tense (nn 12/01/2014), CIAA chief goes nuts over betel nuts, by Bhim Ghimire (kp 13/01/2014), Fracas at CIAA chief’s press briefing: Three scribes hurt in police action to disrupt protest against Karki (ht 13/01/2014), Grilled by journos on betel nut scam, CIAA chief loses his cool, by Ajit Tiwari (rep 13/01/2014)

Nagarik editor’s car vandalised (kp 08/01/2014), Attack bid on Nagarik editor flayed (kp 09/01/2014), Police close in on Nagarik editor's assailants (rep 09/01/2014)

Minimum wage to journos bleak: MRFC (nn 25/12/2013)

Journalist murder bid: Journos demand security, action against the guilty (kp 12/11/2013), Rights body condemns attack (kp 12/11/2013)

FNJ emergency helpline active (rep 14/10/2013)

Interaction on ensuring journos’ safety Media panel,freedom of expression cell in NHRC sought (ht 05/10/2013)

Scribe held for defaming tycoon: Billionaire’s scion seeks millions in damages (ht 01/10/2013), FNJ condemns Share Bazaar editor’s arrest (nn 01/10/2013)

‘Journos still under threat’ (ht 10/09/2013), Nepal Still A Dangerous Place For Journalists (rep 10/09/2013)

7-point declaration on rights of women journos (ht 10/08/2013)

Security situation of journalists relatively stable in Nepal: UNESCO's Nepal office chief Plathe (nn 26/07/2013)

Periphery of news: Despite professional hazards, local journalists continue to play crucial watchdog role. But at what cost?, by Anurag Acharya (nt 05/07/2013)

Journalists on harassment spree: Traders, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 24/06/2013) [??]

Journos’ arrest flayed (kp 22/06/2013), Journo charged with cyber crime: Arrested for writing ‘indecent’ story about women’s college (ht 22/06/2013), Online journos likely to be freed today (ht 24/06/2013), Release journos: Freedom Forum (ht 25/06/2013)

Chinese lessons for Nepali journalists (ht 16/06/2013)

UN project to ensure safety of journalists (ht 08/06/2013)

Don’t restrict scribes’ activities: NHRC (kp 28/05/2013)

Minimum wage pledge for journos (ht 28/05/2013)

Annapurna Post journalist threatened (ht 27/05/2013)

Council concerns: The Nepal Press Council has become embroiled in yet another controversy, accused now of slander against a number of journalists, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 25/05/2013)

Court rules for journalists draw flak (ht 21/05/2013), Forum seeks access for all journos to courtroom (kp 22/05/2013)

ANIJ decides to hold two-day conference: To be organised in Pokhara (ht 19/05/2013)

Journalists injured in police action (ht 07/05/2013)

RSS journalist assaulted (ht 04/05/2013)

Safe to speak: The task is to secure freedom of expression in all media, by Axel Plathe (kp 03/05/2013)

Journos displaced following threats still unable to return to work area (nn 03/05/2013)

Apex court restricts journos’ movement (kp 01/05/2013), SC bars journos from visiting courtrooms (ht 01/05/2013), Apex court denies journos access to courtroom (kp 03/05/2013), SC: Not against court access to journalists (kp 04/05/2013) [The separation of powers has ended!!]

Journo told to leave courtroom (kp 30/04/2013) [???], Contempt of journalists: The ejection of reporter Khadka reveals the contempt the bureaucracy have for journalists (kp 01/05/2013)

ANIJ meet on June 9 (ht 16/04/2013)

Rhythm of journalism, by Dharma Adhikari (rep 10/04/2013)

ANIJ to protest against FNJ policy (ht 27/03/2013)

FNJ meet ends with 15-pt declaration, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 25/03/2013), FNJ Pokhara meet ends: Dispute had arisen over the issue of inclusion (ht 25/03/2013) [What is true for politics, judiciary, administration, teachers, etc. is also true for the media: They are a non-inclusive lot!!!]

Scribes call for developing FNJ as trade union (ht 23/03/2013)

Eyes On the Journalist: A Risky Profession, by Hanneke Vagenende (sp 22/03/2013)

Disabled journos seek FNJ representation (kp 06/03/2013)

Despite odds Women doing good in journalism, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 05/03/2013)

Attack on journo Bastola flayed (kp 04/03/2013)

Journos working amid threats, by Manoj Basnet (kp 03/02/2013)

Post scribe threatened with life (kp 31/01/2013)

FNJ fears for scribes’ safety: Journos’ safety must be guaranteed: NHRC (kp 24/01/2013), YCL warns 10 journalists of Dekendra’s fate:  Attacks newspaper office, destroys computers, chairs, tables (ht 24/01/2013), 22 journalists flee district (kp 25/01/2013), Dailekh-based journalists flee to Surkhet after cadres of ruling Maoist threaten to kill them (nn 25/01/2013), Stoking fears: PM must look past party politics to the safety of all, including journalists (kp 25/01/2013), Without media, Dailekh feels the chill: Three newspapers and two local FM stations halt work after 22 journalists flee district, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 26/01/2013), Journos seek safety guarantee, by Motilal Poudel (kp 27/01/2013), Dailekh struggles to conquer unease: Officials’ transfer causes insecurity (ht 27/01/2013), FNJ team to aid Dailekh scribes (kp 29/01/2013), Displaced journalists return to Dailekh a week after Maoist threats to their lives (nn 29/01/2013), Displaced scribes back in Dailekh, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 31/01/2013)

UN calls for greater efforts to protect journalists (nn 10/01/2013)

Indigenous journalists’ national jamboree in mid-June (ht 06/01/2013)

Top cop threatens to ‘finish off’ TV journo (kp 12/12/2012)

Pokhara Post scribe threatened (kp 03/11/2012)

UCPN (M) ‘threatens’ radio journalists (kp 22/10/2012)

Plan to launch diploma in journalism (ht 21/10/2012)

PM pledges 'special retirement package' for journos (nn 22/09/2012)

Journos’ regional workshop on climate change (kp 25/08/2012)

Young journalists in Nepal need to report factually, by Nistha Rayamajhi (rep 10/08/2012)

Journo intimidated over news report (kp 06/08/2012)

24pc of journos women: Report (kp 04/08/2012)

Nation unsafe for journalists: Gaunle (ht 28/06/2012)

Social media helping Nepali journalists: Study (rep 22/06/2012)

Journalist threatened with life (kp 19/06/2012)

NTV acting chief punished for airing Oppn event live (kp 19/06/2012), NTV chief demoted for airing oppn rally, by Prakash Acharya (ht 19/06/2012)

97 percent journalists use Facebook: Report (kp 13/06/2012)

Banda enforcers attack press vehicles; PM, others condemn, by Nirjana Sharma (kp 21/05/2012), Attack on scribes continues (kp 22/05/2012), FNJ submits memorandum to home minister (rep 22/05/2012), Mediapersons underscore safety of press (ht 22/05/2012), Attacks on journalists unabated (ht 22/05/2012), Mofussil media protest attacks (kp 23/05/2012), FNJ panels to probe attacks on journos, media houses: Details of property damage to be assessed (ht 24/05/2012), Pressing againt violence: The attacks on the media must be taken very seriously as they are a direct attack on press freedom, by Shyam K.C. (kp 25/05/2012)

KC awarded 'Courageous Journalism Award' (rep 05/05/2012)

A dangerous job: Attacks against journalists have increased as the perpetrators are not being punished, by Meera Amatya (kp 04/05/2012)

Guarantee security of journos, govt told (ht 02/05/2012)

Journalist receives death threat (ht 29/04/2012)

Whose by-line is it any way?, by Bidushi Dhungel (kp 28/04/2012)

The plagiarist: Heeding journalistic ethics, by Dharma Adhikari (rep 25/04/2012)

Journalist receives death threat (ht 22/04/2012)

Journalism of deception: The power that comes with being a journalist in this city has led most to think that they can get away with anything, by Rubeena Mahato (nt 20/04/2012))

Press predators: The attacks on journalists undermines democratic culture (kp 10/04/2012), Journalists rap govt for failing to end impunity, protect press freedom (nn 11/04/2012)

Journalist attacked in Dang (nn 08/04/2012)

Journalist murdered in Jhapa (nn 04/04/2012), FNJ forms probe team to investigate murder of Jhapa journalist (nn 04/04/2012), Jhapa-based journalist slain in cold blood; killing causes furore, by Lila Baral and Chetan Adhikari (kp 05/04/2012), Sole breadwinner murdered, by Amar Khadka (rep 05/04/2012), Journo murder a mystery, by Raju Adhikari (rep 05/04/2012), Avenues TV correspondent murdered, by Kumar Luintel and Govind Chhetri (ht 05/04/2012), Death of a scribe (rep 05/04/2012), Journo Poudel’s killing draws widespread condemnation (kp 05/04/2012), Clarion call for action against journalist killers (ht 05/04/2012), Cowardly killing (ht 05/04/2012), Poudel’s killing lays bare state of nation’s journos: Families worried over their safety, by Rajendra Bhatta (ht 07/04/2012)

Women journalists submit memo to PM: Call for professional security, meaningful representation in decision-making (ht 25/03/2012)

Give journos minimum wage, says apex court (kp 06/02/2012), Walk the talk on journos’ pay, apex court tells government (ht 06/02/2012), FNJ to press for basic pay (kp 09/02/2012)

MoIC revises minimum wages of journalists (nn 04/01/2012), Govt revises journos’ pay (ht 05/01/2012)

FNJ takes govt to court (ht 27/01/2012)

Inebriated assistant CDO thrashes journos (rep 04/01/2012)

MoIC revises minimum wages of journalists (nn 04/01/2012)

Year that media suffered most: Kathmandu deemed safe; Tarai journos under frequent attack (ht 31/12/2011), Year that media suffered most (ht 01/01/2012)

Supporting Safety of Journalists in Nepal. Paris, August 2016

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