Journalists' Union of Assam
Journalists’ Union of Assam (JUA) is a premier body of the media- persons of Assam having affiliation of Indian Journalists Union (IJU), an affiliate of International federation of journalists (IFJ). JUA has been fighting for the causes of the journalist community of Assam who are working under horrible working conditions e.g. without any appointment letter, regular salary, provident fund and other allowances, leaves and other statutory facilities in one hand and doing their journalistic assignments amid conflict situations putting their lives at stake for the benefit of the media owners on the other.
JUA is striving for bringing excellance in journalism by encouraging mediapersons of the state to follow the norms of journalistic conduct set by Press Council of India and International media monitoring agencies.JUA is also engaged in welfare activites of mediapersons and pressurising the management and the government to ensure safety of life of journalists and adequate compensation to the media persons in case of inhury and death to the nearest keen of the victims.
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