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Media plays an important role in shedding light on lesser known issues

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 10/05/2018

 

One of the important issues raised during the Fifth Pacific Media Summit in Nuku’alofa was the important role played by the media in shedding light on lesser known issues.

 

An Anti-Corruption Specialist Mihaela Stojkoska says media is very important because they enlighten people on important issue like corruption.

 

She made the statement during a panel session on the role of media in oversight accountability following the work of integrity institution.

 

Other topics discussed during the summit included the impact of social media on Journalism particularly the creditability of the information circulated on social media.

 

Nowadays information is distributed on social media faster than mainstream media but this information can be false.

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