kamagra 100mg oral jelly bangkok priligy prescription usa generic cialis online usa costco pharmacy cost for cialis daily does lasix causes bilateral hearing loss do you need a prescription to buy propecia
Home

Statement on the World Press Freedom Day “New Challenges for Press Freedom”

AddThis Social Bookmark Button

 

////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

 

Statement on the World Press Freedom Day  “New Challenges for Press Freedom”

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) declared May 3 of every year to be the World Press Freedom Day to emphasize the will and the principles of the freedom of the press and to remind all humans of the importance of the free press.

Amid divisive ideas and political ideologies that led up to the use of violence over the past years, the local media are now having difficulties working as several conflicting political parties have started their own media businesses including newspapers, satellite-broadcast televisions and social media, prompting the media who committed themselves to the principle of professional journalism to face a lot of challenges from these political groups. At the same time the media themselves have to face a lot of technological changes that affected their work in a wide range of media competition.

As such, the Thai Journalists Association (TJA) and the Thai Broadcast Journalists Association (TBJA) have realized the importance of the World Press Freedom Day today and issued a five –point statement as follows:

1. We call on all media to be aware of their responsibilities under the ethical framework to avoid provocation and violence amid the country’s divisive politics even though the Constitution guarantees the right to freedom of expression.

2. The local media must not be threatened and interfered by powerful figures in the state, the political groups, the influential figures and the vested interest groups.

3. We call on the government and the National Broadcasting and Telecommunication Commission (NBTC) to be sincere in reforming radio and television so that they can do their duties without interference from the state and the vested interest group to be in line with the will of the Constitution. The government itself should be more careful in the media intervention and should not use the state media as its political tool.

4. We call on the government to stop pushing for laws that are considered limiting the rights to freedom of expression such as an amendment to the Press Registration Act. And there must be no amendment to a clause that guaranteed the rights to freedom of expression stated in the Constitution.

5. We urge the public to acquire media literacy, to be open-minded and listen to a variety of media amid the country’s divisive politics to prevent themselves from being political tools and at the same time civic media and social media users should also be aware of their reporting responsibilities.

The Thai Journalists Association

The Thai Broadcast Journalists Association

May 3, 2012

 

 

 
วีทีอาร์-สมาคมนักข่าวนักหนังสือพิมพ์แห่งประเทศไทย พศ. 2562

ดูวีทีอาร์ทางyoutube

Login Form



หนังสือน่าอ่าน




จำนวนผู้ออนไลน์

เรามี 2678 บุคคลทั่วไป ออนไลน์
ป้ายโฆษณา
ป้ายโฆษณา
ป้ายโฆษณา
ป้ายโฆษณา
ป้ายโฆษณา
ป้ายโฆษณา
ป้ายโฆษณา
ป้ายโฆษณา
ป้ายโฆษณา

สภาการหนังสือพิมพ์แห่งชาติ :: The National Press Council of Thailand สมาคมนักข่าววิทยุและโทรทัศน์ไทย :: Thai Broadcast Journalists Association สถาบันอิศรา มูลนิธิพัฒนาสื่อมวลชนแห่งประเทศไทย :: ISRA Institute Thai Press Development Foundation ชมรมนักข่าวสายเทคโนโลยีสารสนเทศ :: Information Technology Press Club The Southeast Asian Press Alliance (SEAPA) thai society of environmental jounalists