Defend media’s independence


IT is important to help developing countries to achieve freedom of press which is basically the principle that communication and expression through various media, including printed and electronic media should be considered a right to be exercised freely.
We should all defend the media from all attacks for the independence particularly in developing countries.
When the media is given a platform to be independent, impartial and honest, then there will be greater trust and confidence in the media.
Some poor countries are still lagging behind in implementing freedom of press.
These countries should be effectively assisted to build, promote and nurture environments where freedom of press can thrive.

Handsen Chikowore,
United Kingdom