Media Under Attack
"...Newspapers should not publish any news that may destroy or harm the country's independence and sovereignty in or outside the country, or may increase public suffering, even if that particular NEWS IS GENUINE/TRUE…"
It was not exactly a bolt from the blue but a sequel to the virulent media bashing of a number of influential cabinet members and ruling party MPs of little significance. With a politicised administration, a dysfunctional parliament and pervasive corruption in every stratum of life, an independent media is the only thing people can rest their faith on. But what evoked such hatred in the government for the media, or a section of it?
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