Minister of information, tourism and civic education Japie Mhango MP, has advised reporters in the country to be objective and professional when doing their work in the country and refrain from sensational reporting.
Mhango said this when he officially opened a one day Annual General Meeting for Blantyre Press Club at Sun ‘n’ Sand holiday resort in Mangochi on Saturday .
He said media is regarded as fourth arm of government and that they are means of disseminating vital information and advised journalists not to hype the basic facts or misinform.
Mhango urged reporters to focus on positives about government and element of ‘biases must be overcome.
He also encouraged the media personnel to aim high by continuing with education to the higher levels to equip themselves with the changes in the world and media industry.
Earlier during the day members if the club went to Mangochi district hospital, which is one of the oldest hospitals in the country opened in 1981 by then president Ngwazi Dr Hastings Kamuzu Banda where they cleaned the premises.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :