Reporters Without Borders Says Weah’s Presidency Marked by Attacks on Journalists

25 July, 2018 / By Zeze Ballah, The Bush Chicken MONROVIA, Montserrado – Reporters Without Borders, an international non-profit, non-governmental organization that promotes the freedom of the press, says that the first six months of President George Weah’s presidency have been marked by a series of verbal attacks on journalists in country. In a press…

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Liberia: Punch FM Seeks US Ambassador’s Intervention into Controversial License Suspension

2 july, 2018 / By Alpha Daffae Senkpeni, frontpageafricaonline.com Monrovia – One Media Incorporated appears to be seeking mitigation into the Liberian government’s recent decision to suspend all new operating licenses issued to media outlets beginning this year. The firm, which has been planning to launch two media subsidiaries – Punch FM and television – this…

Dictatorship Redux: The CDC –led Government Clamp Down on the Media—Christopher Selle and Patrick Honnah’s Punch FM and TV Targeted

20 June, 2018 / By Moses Uneh Yahmia The threat on the life of Journalist Johnathan Paye-Layleh of the BBC for asking President Weah about his commitment to implement the TRC Report was not enough to demonstrate that the government of George Manneh Weah has exhibited a symptom of the reincarnation of a monstrous tyranny…

Stop threatening Anas – Group to Agyapong

6 june, 2018 / By ghanaweb.com He stresses that the social intervention programmes by the former president when he was in power are still relevant in the development of this country as no president in the fourth republic has been able to roll out such life changing social intervention programmes even though the former president…

25 years of press freedom in Ghana: Time for media sector reforms

16 May, 2018 / By Myjoyonline It’s been 25 years since Ghana returned to democratic rule under the Fourth Republican constitution, which became operational in 1993. The constitution contains elaborate provisions on human rights. In particular, the constitution, under Chapter 12, contains very progressive provisions for media independence and freedoms. Since the inception of the…

Hajia Hijacks Press Freedom

9 may, 2018 / By Gordon Offin-Amaniampong Freedom of speech means nothing to some people. It’s nothing to such individuals, but a piece of onion flash down the kitchen sink. If it weren’t so why would they have the gut to smack or assault journalists who are merely exercising their fourth estate duties? I call them…

Dr. Lloyd Amoah bemoans too much media freedom and too little social change

9 may, 2018 / By Zaina Adamu, Myjoyonline.com An expansion of an already-crowded media landscape has not been met with a corresponding increase in postive social and behaviourial change in Ghana, says Dr. Lloyd Amoah, Director of the Centre for Asian Studies at the University of Ghana. In a one-on-one interview with Joy FM’s Super Morning Show host,…

UNESCO Launches Two New Global Reports

8 may, 2018 / By Government of Ghana Two new Global Reports by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) —World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development: 2017/2018 Global Report and Re|Shaping Cultural Policies have been launched in Accra. The two Global Reports were outdoored as part of activities marking this year’s World Press…

Ensure Ethical Standards Of News Reporting Media Charged

14 December 2017 / By Anane/Sanah, GNA Professor Kwame Karikari, Chairman, Board of Directors of the Graphic Communications Group, on Tuesday said media reportage, needs to be objective, analytical and critical. He said it was also important that the media served all sections of the society, without tendencies towards unfairness and bias. Prof. Karikari said…

Who Owns the Media in Morocco? List Released for the First Time

November 24 / By Neaman Lerhmari, Morocco World News Rabat – Moroccan-based investigative media Le Desk has partnered with Reporters Without Borders to author a web-based report on media ownership in Morocco. The international initiative aims to bring more transparency to the Moroccan media landscape in an attempt to answer the age-old question: who controls the media? “Monitoring and ensuring ownership…