Story By: Ruben Kwabla Amenyedor & Emmanuel Mylo Dadzie Dissemination of fake news during campaign and election seasons has become rampant in recent times. It is for this reason a seminar was held today at the World Press Freedom Day themed ‘Covering Elections and Electoral Campaigns: Old and New challenges in...
Story By: Anita Delight Danquah & Stephen Nartey Founder of the Media Foundation for West Africa, Prof. Kwame Karikari, has criticized the political elite as the main obstacle to journalism in Africa. “Most governments are reluctant in opening up. Apart from a lot of reforms that led to the collapse of...
Getachew Engida, the General Director of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural organization (UNESCO), opened this year’s 25th celebration of the World Press Freedom day with the theme “Keeping power in check, Media, Justice and the Rule of Law” which was held in Accra. He urged the media...
Story By: Anita Delight Danquah Participants from different backgrounds and countries, excitedly stormed the premises of the Kempinski hotel in Accra, for the much awaited World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) conference.    “Although I have never been to one of these events before, I think it is great for interactions and networking....
Story By: Eugene Agyei Brown The 2018 celebration of the UNESCO World Press Freedom Day has been opened in Accra. Being the 25th edition, the event saw the attendance of over 700 journalists, journalism students and other stakeholders across the world. The event is to mark the official opening ceremony of...

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