Info and Media Everlasting Secretary Kennedy Kalunga has appealed to media homes to be skilled and uphold media ethics of their operations.
Mr. Kalunga says the federal government has freed the media to set its personal reportorial and editorial agenda and will due to this fact be accountable of their reporting.
ZANIS reviews that Mr Kalunga was talking in Luanshya right this moment, when he visited Roan FM, a brand new radio station at the moment present process take a look at transmission.
“ Throughout our eight months in workplace, the brand new daybreak authorities has freed the media , it was unparalleled for public media homes to cowl dissenting opinion political voices with out intimidation” He mentioned.
Mr Kalunga mentioned the federal government has additional restored the security of journalists and had additional actively supported and facilitated media efforts to provide you with self-regulatory mechanisms aimed toward strengthening the media development.
He urged the brand new radio stations to uphold and comply with laid down pointers of the take a look at transmission and in addition assist in sensitization in key points akin to well being and catastrophe emergencies.
And talking earlier, Roan FM Director Nonde Mwamba appealed to the PS to assist mushrooming stations with a credit score line which might assist in accessing tools that may be paid for over a time period.
“ The credit score line would assist us to accumulate updated tools, our present transmitter is on level however we’d like trendy tools that may enable us to succeed in far off areas, and it’s such credit score services that we’re interesting to your workplace to facilitate“ Mr Mwamba appealed.
He mentioned the radio station was solely broadcasting to Luanshya and a part of Ndola due limitations on the transmitter.
Mr Mwamba mentioned the as soon as absolutely operational, the
Radio station would have the ability to create jobs.