Sunday, September 02, 2007

[The Hankyoreh, August 25 2007] Conservatives and liberals back journalists on press freedoms

GNP and UNDP want an end to government’s press reforms, GNP calls for information chief to step down

Journalists fighting against the government’s escalated attempts to reform the media got some support from both the conservative and liberal parties yesterday. The battle over the freedom of the press, with the government claiming that media reforms will institute more efficient journalistic procedures and the media arguing that the government’s efforts will block their ability to monitor the government and gather essential information.

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