News and press statements
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.
The Special Rapporteur on Access to Information in Africa, Pansy Tlakula, is optimistic Malawi will have ATI legislation soon.
MISA Malawi is deeply saddened with the untimely demise of Ralph Tenthani, who passed on May 16, 2015 at Mlambe Hospital in Blantyre following a road accident.
MISA Malawi has learned with shock and sadness the death of veteran and renowned journalist Edward Chitsulo, who died on March 15, 2015 after a short illness.
At the meeting, issues such as the rising cost of living and low journalists’ salaries and how these affect journalism ethics were discussed.
NAMISA Malawi is inviting interested paid up members to submit their published works for the 2015 NAMISA Annual Media Awards.
Airtel Malawi made the donation for MISA Malawi’s World Press Freedom Day celebrations which take place this year in Mzuzu on May 2.
The decision to move Benswon Tembo from the director-general position at MBC to a subordinate position at MACRA is disappointing.
MISA Malawi invites members to submit their published stories for the 2014 NAMISA Annual Media Awards presented May 3 as part of World Press Freedom Day celebrations.