A number of editors of daily newspapers and web portals who have not been able to attend the meeting on 18 September 2010 have extended their support to MUFP in their fight for media unity and freedom of Press.
Mr. Soumya Ranjan Patnaik, Editor: Sambad and promoter of Kanak TV, who was present near the ” freedom Tree” on 16th September and was a party to the decision regarding 18/09 meeting, being away from Bhuabneswar on Saturday, had sent Mr. Gopal Mohapatra, Managing Editor of Sambad to convey his support to MUFP to uphold the media unity and freedom of press and in protesting against any move to gag the press.
Mr. Satakadi Hota, Veteran writer and Editor: Samaya, who could not attend the meeting due to illness in a message has extended all support to the MUFP.
Mr. Tathagat Satpathy, Biju Janata Dal , Lok Sabha, M.P. and Editor: Dharitri who was away in his constituency in a message has also extended support to MUFP’s move for media unity and freedom of press.
Rashmi Ranjan Mohaptra, Editor: Orissa Diary has also extended similar support from Delhi.
Among media persons who attended the convention on 18the September were Umashankar Mishra, Chief Editor: Suryaprava, Bata Krushna Tripathy, Chief Editor: Dinalipi,Gopal Mohapatra, GM, News, Sambad, Subhas Chandra Patnaik, Editor: Orissa Matters, Pradyumna Satpathy, Editor: Subarta, Dwarika Mohan Mishra, Kedar Mishra, Editor, Sachittra Vijaya, Prof, Banikanta Mishra,XIMB, Sudhir Patnaik, Editor; Samadrusti, Sampad Moahaptra, NDTV, Papu Mohanty, Samaya, Suryamani Mishra, Khabar, Anil Prasad Mishra, Viswavani, Dulal Mishra, Purusottam Singh Thakur, Prativa Ghosh, Sambad Kalika, Navin Das, Executive Editor, Suryaprava, Shyam Sunder Sethi, Sudhir Lenka, Editor: HiNews India, Kamalakanta Routray, Seshasis Sahoo, Hrusikesh Gouda, Kumud Ranjan Dhal, Dilip Satpathy, Business Standard, Jatin Das, IANS, Tikan Mishra, Aaromv, Bijoy Kumar Khuntia, Mukesh Ranjan Parida, Lambodar Dash, Aaromv,Biswanath Dash, EPA, Prasanta Patnaik, India TV and others.