Good Governance Requires Good Journalism: Biplab Deb
Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Sunday mentioned if the journalists within the state needed good governance from him, he additionally require good journalism in return.
Mr Deb was addressing the biennial convention of the Tripura Journalists’ Union held at Agartala Press Membership in Agartala.
“If you would like good governance from me, I may also require good journalism from you,” he mentioned.
He underscored that there’s all the time a relation between good governance and good journalism.
“Those that are operating the federal government ought to understand that they got here to energy resulting from peoples help. Occasion is only a platform.
Equally, individuals are the principle energy of the journalists too.
“If journalists suppose no matter they’d broadcast or publish, folks will consider or settle for, it’s not proper”, Mr Deb mentioned.
Lauding journalists for his or her contribution in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic within the state, he mentioned, folks had been immensely benefitted resulting from optimistic and factual reporting.
Mr Deb mentioned that the journalists ought to do not forget that their incorrect reporting may cause hurt to folks.
“Information report must be correctly sourced from the involved officers. And in any case, if official quote isn’t out there, or they refuse to talk, that must also be talked about within the report,” Mr Deb mentioned.