Guwahati: The Journalists’ Forum Assam (JFA) has voiced its deep concern relating to the current surge in verbal assaults on journalists by varied people. In response, the discussion board calls upon the State’s media group to face united within the face of adversity. In a launched assertion, the discussion board highlighted the disparaging remarks made by AIUDF chief Badruddin Ajmal in the direction of video journalists, the place he advised that they need to face bodily violence.
“While we vehemently denounce Ajmal’s stance and urge for applicable actions towards the politician, we implore media professionals to reveal unity, integrity, and professionalism of their workplaces,” remarked JFA president Rupam Barua and secretary Nava Thakuria. They additional confused on the significance of stories channels’ administration stepping as much as defend their staff throughout such difficult conditions.
Additionally, the discussion board famous the general public allegations made by Assamese entrepreneur turned movie producer Luit Kumar Barman. Barman publicly accused just a few city-based tv journalists of benefiting from a Rs 260 crore NRC Assam updation rip-off, the place Barman is a authorized complainant. The discussion board urged the proprietors and editors of stories channels to individually make clear that none of their journalists have been concerned within the alleged rip-off. Failure to take action would possibly lead the viewers to understand the media group as corrupt, concluded the assertion.
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