- In Ghana, Chapter 12 of the 1992 Constitution, gives strength to Freedom of Expression. Today, we experience a multiplicity and duplicity of media houses and we ask how beneficial are the journalistic work of these media houses?
Written By Rebecca Ekpe - It is another year of celebrating World Press Freedom Day amidst Covid-19. On May 3, 2020, Journalists all over the world had to mark the day in the wake of discovering new ways of coping with the pandemic. As documented by some journalists, reporting the news on Coronavirus has been like reporting from the battlefield. Each day was different, especially with the onset of the virus, which came with a lot of uncertainty, to the point that the World Health Organisation itself described the scenario as novel. Information dissemination became a challenge as we saw a lot of misinformation and disinformation floating around, especially on social media.