• Sunday, Aug 09, 2020
  • Last Update : 05:37 pm

Mahfuz Anam, Naem Nizam new president, secretary of Editors’ Council

  • Published at 08:38 pm September 16th, 2019
web-Mahfuz Anam, editor and publisher of The Daily Star, and Naem Nizam, editor of Bangladesh Protidin
File photo: Mahfuz Anam, editor and publisher of The Daily Star, and Naem Nizam, editor of Bangladesh Protidin Collected

The tenure of the new committee begins from October 1

Mahfuz Anam, editor and publisher of The Daily Star, and Naem Nizam, editor of Bangladesh Protidin, have been elected as new president and general secretary of the Editors’ Council, respectively.

The council formed its new executive committee for the next two years at a meeting held at The Daily Star Centre on Sunday, according to a press release.

It said the tenure of the new committee will begin from October 1.

The new committee also includes Ittefaq Editor Tasmima Hossain as the vice president, Bonik Barta Editor and Publisher Dewan Hanif Mahmud as assistant general secretary, and Samakal Acting Editor Mustafiz Shafi as treasurer.

The new committee members are Manabzamin Editor Matiur Rahman Chowdhury, Jugantor Acting Editor Saiful Alam, Bhorer Kagoj Editor Shymal Dutta, and Dainik Azadi Editor MA Malek.

During the meeting, the council also decided to launch a website, recruit new members and organize seminars and events on press freedom and other journalism-related issues.

The council plans to hold a seminar in the coming months on strengthening the future of the print media and related challenges. It was also decided that the council will expand its activities and membership at the district level.

The Editors’ Council was established in 2013, with former Samakal editor late Golam Sarwar as the founding president.

The council’s aim is to play an active role in protecting press freedom, developing professional journalism and strengthening the editorial institution.

blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail