Let MBC become a public broadcaster

The president's guidance to the new Information Minister and Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) that the state media should be providing accurate information to the citizenry and offering a platform for diverse opinions on issues of national and public interest is very important. Members of management and media practitioners at the state broadcaster, some of whom reduced themselves to propagandists and political bootlickers should get...

Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) finally pays music royalties

The long-standing feud between Malawi Broadcasting Station and musicians may be over, for now, after the former settled the latterr's broadcasting royalties that go way back to over seven years ago. In an interview, the Executive Director for Music Development Institute (Mudi) Kendall Kamwendo disclosed that the musicians received their royalties on Monday last week. "The distribution of these royalties was fair as we did...

Government attacks media again

Government has opened a fresh attack on the media, the recent being an order that its departments should stop buying and advertising with some print media houses. The order has been made by party's Director of Youth who is also Regional Governor of the north for the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Frank Mwenifumbo on Sunday when President Bingu wa Mutharika was launching the...


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