Gov’t snubs parliamentary journalists workshop

-administration stranglehold on state media an abuse of power, Granger says

Despite being invited, no government representatives were present yesterday at a media workshop on reporting on the National Assembly and Leader of the Opposition David Granger said that government’s stranglehold on the state media is an abuse of power.

Prime Minister Samuel Hinds was scheduled to deliver remarks at the closing session yesterday but he did not turn up and no reason was given. No other government representative was present at the workshop held at the Georgetown Club.

Granger, in his remarks, advocated for greater education and professionalism in journalism. …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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