Some residents of Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo regional has commended journalists in the region for their hardworking and huge contribution of requisite information, they give to the public.
They residents said, now a days it is hardly to see an information delivered by journalists to the public been palpably falsehood, “because of that they (residents) are so proud of having them (Journalists) in their midst since any information going around the Region and the country as a whole is not hindered to them.
They said, “despised all the emotional terrible events like accidents, beatings denial of information they require, strained relationship and physical symptoms like headaches and nausea they go through before they get the information items to feed us made it clear evidence that the Brong Ahafo regional press is performing extremely marvelously well”.
They made this known during an interview with Metro 90.5FM Sunyani based radio in Sunyani to commemorate ‘world press freedom day’ celebration which aimed to evaluate press freedom around the world, to defend the media from attacks on their independence and to pay tribute to journalists who have lost their lives in the exercise of their profession.
They added that the freedom for the press is at risk hence a collective effort must be done by government, corporate bodies and all who matters to come in the aid of the press to make an amendment to the rules and regulation that governs the press and its freedom, so as to enable the media personnel to work wholeheartedly without feeling of fear and panic.
“We are urging the lawmakers and government workers to make media a freedom friendly by given them needed information and protection they need, they stated, “for them(Press) to work harder to uplift the banner of peace in the country” the concluded.
They also advised media’s who are not performing well to exhibit objectivity, re-strategize and be guided by their ethics of the profession.