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Who We Are

ABOUT US The Editors Guild was founded in 1978 with the twin objectives of protecting press freedom and for raising the standards of editorial leadership of newspapers and magazines. Eminent editors of the day felt that the lack of an organized forum of editors was one of the reasons for the sustained suppression of press […]

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List of Members

Office Bearers, Executive Committee & Member List Office Bearers President: Seema Mustafa, Editor, The Citizen General Secretary: Anant Nath, Editor, The Caravan Treasurer: Shriram Pawar, Chief Editor, Sakal Media Group Executive Committee & Members Ashutosh, Co-founder and Editor, Satyahindi Jayant Mammen Mathew, Executive Editor, Malayala Manorama Kumkum Chadha, Hindustan Times K V Prasad, Former Officiating […]

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Statements Issued

RECENT STATEMENTS ISSUED November 8th, 2022: The Editors Guild of India takes strong exception to the arbitrary act by the Governor of Kerela, Mr. Arif Mohammad Khan, of expelling journalists of two news channels from a press conference that was organised in Kochi on November 7, 2022. The Editors Guild of India takes strong exception […]

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Memorandum and Articles of Association

Memorandum & Articles of Association NAME The name of the society shall be “THE EDITORS GUILD OF INDIA” (hereinabove referred to as “the guild”) REGISTERED OFFICE The registered office of the society shall be situated at Delhi, at B-62 Gulmohur park (first floor), New Delhi – 110049 AIMS AND OBJECTS The objects for which the […]

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RM Memorial Lecture

RAJENDRA MATHUR MEMORIAL LECTURE Rajendra Mathur brought about a mini-revolution in the world of Hindi journalism with his introduction of a new level of professionalism and the use of a more accessible and colloquial Hindi. He also inspired a generation of young Hindi journalists who have gone on to take leadership positions. Mathur was a […]

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History of Journalism

History of Journalism India has a long history of the freedom struggle that included various challenges. The freedom of the Press in India has also endured a saga of fights against draconian authorities which attempted to suppress information. Pre-independence The first newspaper in India is credited to James Augustus Hickey, who launched The Bengal Gazette, […]

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EGi Constitution

EGi CONSTITUTION RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE EDITORS OF GUILD OF INDIA NAMEThe Name of the society is “THE EDITORS GUILD OF INDIA” (hereinafter referred to as “the Guild”) REGISTERED OFFICE & AREA OF OPERATIONThe Registered office of the Guild is situated at B-62 Gulmohar Park (first floor), New Delhi-110049. The area of operations of […]

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Code of Practice

A CODE OF PRACTICE FOR JOURNALISTS A Code of Practice for journalists was adopted by the General Body of Editors Guild of India at a meeting held in New Delhi on August 30, 2002. Revised in August 2007 to incorporate implementation of suggestions in the Code. Why a Code in the first place? Journalists resist […]