About Pothik News
Pothik News is an online news portal that aims to provide accurate and objective news and views for the audience across the country. With the slogan of ‘সত্যের সন্ধ্যানে অবিচল’, the online news portal started its journey in 29th aprile 2012. On July 24, 2012, pothiknews.com got apply for registered as an online media by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. pothiknews is owned by Pothiktv Media Center in Brahmanbaria
pothiknews puts an extra emphasis on national news and news from every district. However, it also covers different segments like politics, economics, international, sports, entertainment, education, information and technology, features, lifestyle, and columns.
This online is different and unique than other online news portals because it practices ‘multimedia’ journalism, which provides readers news of home and abroad along with audio, video, infographic, and web story.
Liton Hossain Jihad Editor of pothiknews, is a very prominent face in the field of the country’s journalism sector for more than 12 years. Throughout his long career as a journalist, he served institutions like the daily Jaijaikal, apon alo, pothiktv.com,thedaily penbrige and so on.
Powered by a group of young, enthusiastic, and experienced journalists, pothiknews prioritizes on the storytelling pattern of the news to guide its readers to understand the most complicated issues easily.
pothiknews aims to provide the most updated news to its readers within the shortest possible time. In this journey to provide news quickly, pothiknews always tries to be accurate, objective and unbiased.
Following the basic fundamental principles of the Bangladesh constitution, pothiknews aims to strengthen public opinion in favor of the liberation war.
pothiknews is committed to the fundamental values of the country, especially, national sovereignty, democracy and secularism. In addition, pothiknews will speak for the human and civil rights of the citizen of the country.
pothiknews is committed to the highest ethical standards. Fairness, accuracy and objectivity are among our core values to maintain our integrity. We believe that the trustworthiness of the public is our most important asset. We are transparent to our readers as well.
pothiknews takes a non-partisan position in political issues as no political parties can influence us. Besides, it remains neutral in conflicts between justice and injustice or right and wrong.
Whatever the consequence is, pothiknews never compromises on issues like national interests, human rights, rule of law, gender issues and freedom of the press.
Fact-checking is considered as one of the most important elements of journalism. pothiknews cross-checks the information several times before publishing it to its website. We have correspondents in all the 64 districts of the country. These huge numbers of correspondents across the country helped pothiknews to cover different news and to take statements from both of the concerned sides of any incident while making any news. Besides, our correspondents cross-check the information provided by the witnesses, locals and administration.
pothiknews always tries to provide accurate information to its audience. However, mistakes can happen in journalism despite following proper procedures. In these circumstances, pothiknews does not hesitate to acknowledge the error.
After checking the facts correctly, the target of pothiknews is to tell its readers, as quickly as possible, what was wrong and what is correct. We tried to make the thing very clear to all of our audience as anyone would be able to understand how and why that mistake has been corrected.
In times of major correction, pothiknews provides a ‘rejoinder’ at its website, and we clearly indicate the change.
The Editor leads all the departments including news, reporting and editorial units of pothiknews. The Editor, however, is assisted by chief reporter and news editor.
There are designated ‘In-charges’ of every department to run the workflow of their respective teams. The chief reporter leads the reporting team while the news editor is responsible for the central desk of pothiknews. All other departments including digital, technology and web, sports, entertainment, international, English, country and feature are headed by the In-charges of the respective departments. All the department heads are assisted by the senior sub-editors.
The research and development department are responsible for writing editorials, opinions and columns in line with the instruction of the Editor of pothiknews. In addition, they also collect editorials from other renowned writers.
The Admin and Human Resources department is responsible for supervising the whole management including the accounts, production, store and establishment units. The Accounts department are concerned for the finance and accounts sections of pothiknews.
Ownership & Funding Info
pothiknews is owned by Pothiktv Meida Center