Daily Archives: 26 February 2008

Wedding report lands newspaper in trouble

A newspaper in the northeastern Indian state of Assam faces a “ban” in four Bodo-dominated districts after it reported the extravagant wedding of a former militant who now heads the Bodoland Territorial Council. The news report of around Rs 4 crore (approximately $100,000) being spent on the wedding of Hagrama Mohilary came less than a…

MUST READ: 10 rules keep a lawsuit away

Blogs, social networks and citizen media sites have created a myriad new avenues for citizen participation. But it’s not all ha-ha-hee-hee; the sword of lawsuits with scary damages hangs over journalists and citizen journalists. How can CJs protect themselves? The Knight Citizen News Network lists ten rules for limiting legal risk, and gets Jeff Jarvis…