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Press Council lists out five media as disobedient

11 February 2019  

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KATHMANDU: The Press Council Nepal has enlisted five media as disobedient for violating code of conduct. Upon the complaint lodged by the victims for publishing baseless news, defamation or violating journalist code of conduct in different ways, the Council had sought a clarification from  ‘Weeky Rajdhani Astha’, ‘Nada times weekly (Kaski, later named Nada express), “Swaraj Weekly’, ‘Fast times daily (Sunsari) and Gorkhapatra daily (Kathmandu).

The media, however, ignored the approach from the council and have been enlisted in the category of disobedient as per article 7 of the Journalist Code of Conduct, 2016. This article facilitates the Council to list any media as disobedient and making public the details of the action taken for condemning the journalist or media house ignoring the decision or directives of the Council.

Publish Date : 11 February 2019 20:17 PM

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