The Association of Liberia Community Radio has elected new officials to steer the affairs of the organization for the next three years.
Citizens in Grand Cape Mount are calling for an amendment in the legal requirements for elected government positions. The citizens said the current level of enforcement of candidates’ qualification, such as the residency clause, domicile and property value requirements does not adequately hold leaders accountable.
Citizens in River Cess have called for changes in the country’s electoral laws in order to improve future elections. The citizens made the recommendations recently during two separate community media forums organized by the Liberia Media for Democratic Initiative.
Internews, the implementer of the Liberia Media Development program, has begun a three-day training for rural journalists to report on electoral reform.
The Daily Talk news booth in Sinkor returned to the newsstand on Monday when it was formally relaunched by U.S. Ambassador, Christine Elder.
A first of its kind report on media ratings was released on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, ranking the government-owned ELBC Radio as the most consumed media outlet in Liberia, with 214,000 average listeners.
The Press Union of Liberia formally observed its 53rd anniversary in Ganta on September 30, 2017 at the Peace Empire Hotel with a much lower than expected turnout.
The Press Union of Liberia has held its annual awards event, with reporters of The Bush Chicken topping the list of this year’s award recipients.