Regional Minister urges the media to stand by the truth


Koforidua, May 30, GNA- The Eastern Regional Minister,  Mr Julius Debrah, has called  on journalists  to protect the ethics of their  profession and be bold to stand by  the truth.


      He was speaking at a  seminar organized by the Eastern Regional branch of the Ghana Journalists Association(GJA) to commemorate World Press Freedom Day.

     He urged journalists to protect their professional image and be proud of their profession.

     Madam Jane Kwapong of the Women’s Department of the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, appealed to the media to exercise restrain when  reporting issues on rape.

     She said such reports should not lead to  the disadvantage of the rape victims .

     The Eastern Regional Chairman of  GJA, Mr George Larbi, urged media practitioners to conduct themselves well to gain the respect of others .

       He assured of the readiness of the media in the region to cooperate with the Regional Coordinating Council to implement the three thematic areas that it had chosen  to promote for the economic  development of the region.


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