MISA Malawi believes that the Communications Bill, as forwarded to Parliament from Cabinet, contains significant changes that defeat the whole essence of reviewing the Communications Act of 1998.
In this edition of So This Is the Democracy?, a disturbing theme is ‘media behind bars’, due to the many cases MISA recorded in 2013 of authorities arresting journalists.
At the meeting, issues such as the rising cost of living and low journalists’ salaries and how these affect journalism ethics were discussed.
MISA Malawi led its members on May 3, 2014 to commemorate the World Press Freedom Day in Lilongwe, followed by two other regional celebrations in Mzuzu and Blantyre. To learn more about the Press Freedom Day activities held this year in Malawi, please click here.