Media ‘in a shambles’

- POST REPORT, Panchthar

Jul 19, 2015-

Information and Communications Minister Minendra Rijal has said journalism has become mismanaged in the country due to online media. “It has been difficult to manage the media sector due to the online portals,” he said, talking to journalists at Phidim on Sunday.

Rijal’s comments come at time the Nepali Journalists is suggesting the government that a few provisions in constitution draft could obstruct press freedom. The minister also underlined the need to properly manage the media sector rather than controlling it. However, he did not elaborate on the ways to manage the sector. (PR)

Published: 20-07-2015 08:07

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