The Ministry of Information will today Friday, 16th April, 2021 hold a consultative meeting with stakeholders on Broadcasting in Ghana.
The meeting will focus on how media related regulators can act within the current legal framework to contain inappropriate media content.
In a statement released by the Ministry of Information, the forum will also talk about the draft Broadcasting Bill, which is to provide comprehensive legislation on broadcasting services regulated by the National Media Commission and the National Communications Authority in a manner consistent with the Constitution.
The Broadcasting Bill which was drafted in 2012 has gone through series of amendment and seeking to be passed soon by Parliament to arrest the falling standards in Ghana’s electronic media space and ensure it embraces modern best practices.
The consultative forum will deliberate on the following:
- How media related regulators can act within the current legal framework to contain inappropriate media content
- The draft Broadcasting Bill
The opening ceremony will be televised on Ghana Television and other private media platforms across the nation. It will be streamed live also on all Ministry of Information social media handles.
Public Relations Officer