Talking media

Capitol News Director Enrico Woolford shares his views on media issues with the Guyana Review

GR: When you think of media freedom what do you consider to be its key elements?

 E.W: Editorial freedom in reporting what is true, correct and right. Economic, political or other conditions must not impinge on how a news report is crafted and carried.

G.R. Where is Guyana positioned as far as media freedom is concerned?

 E.W. We have some measure of media freedom in some sections of the media. The state media cannot operate without political interference in the current dispensation and in some cases the independent media are constrained by economic/financial considerations in the coverage of certain events. There is also the constant threat of libel and whether the cases reach resolution in the  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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