Monday, February 14, 2011

Government and Media sign communique

The signing of a communiqué between government and the media is expected to remove mistrust between the two sides.This is according to Information and Civic Education Minister, Symon Vuwa Kaunda.

The document has been signed following a two day meeting held in Blantyre over the weekend.According to Kaunda, this agreement will pave way for more dialogue between the two parties.

The two sides have agreed on nine resolutions. Among them, government is requesting the media to report professionally and refrain from reporting, within and outside the country, stories that would destroy the image and credibility of the country.

Station Manager for Capital Radio, Alaudin Osman, who is also the Executive member of the Media Council of Malawi, says government and the media are obliged to have regular meetings from now on wards.

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