Indian and Eastern Newspaper Society
The Indian and Eastern Newspaper Society, now renamed as Indian Newspaper Society, enjoys a unique position as the accredited spokesman of the newspaper industry. The early beginnings of the Society go back to October 11, 1927 when a society "The India, Burma & Ceylon Newspapers" London Committee was founded.
It was later changed to Indian & Eastern Newspaper Society (IENS) in 1939. First chairman was Mr. Arthur Moore, Editor of the Statesman in the Chair, with the primary object was of serving as a Central Body for promoting the common interests of newspapers in India, Burma and Ceylon.