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What is the APNEF?
APNEF is a non profit organization to be the indispensable partner of newspapers and the entire news publishing industry worldwide, particularly our members, in the defense and promotion of press freedom, quality journalism and editorial integrity and the development of prosperous businesses and technology. 
Who can Join APNEF?
Publisher, Chief Editor, Editor, Executive Editor, Resident Editor, Group Editor & Joint Editor can be member of forum at a time.

Requirements for Membership
Applicant must be in publication: 
For at least 3 months in case of daily publication. 
For at least 6 months in case of a periodical publication.

Note: Period can be relaxed by Executive committee

 Application must accompany profile I bio-data and passport size coloured photographs of ...publisher and editor of the publication. 
 The application must contain a demand draft in favour of APNEF being the Application fee + .membership fee.

Membership Fee

Application fee Rs. 1000/- Non refundable
Membership fee Rs. 2,000/- Refundable in case of rejection of application
Annual Subscription Rs: 2,500/-  

As an advocate in public policy the APNEF enables newspapers from coast to coast to speak with a unified voice when promoting newspaper interests to governments, regulators and the general public. These interests include such issues as taxation, employment standards, recycling, freedom of information, privacy and copyright. In this capacity the APNEF monitors, analyzes and lobbies against legislation potentially harmful to newspapers and freedom of the press.

Membership Application! 
You can download our membership forms by clicking on the appropriate link.

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Protecting and promoting press freedom and ensuring economic independence of newspapers irrespective of their size and region.