IPI calls on government to revoke bill proposing statutory media regulation.
If enacted, the bill will have a detrimental impact on the media environment in Bermuda as well as the reputation of the Bermudan government, IPI stressed.
ARTICLE 19 welcomes efforts to recognise the right to information in Bermuda and notes both positive features and concerns it has with the bill.
(IAPA/IFEX) – Miami (May 8, 2009) – The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) today protested the decision of Bermuda Prime Minister Ewart Brown to reduce the supply of his government’s information to the newspapers The Royal Gazette and Mid-Ocean News, calling the move an act of discrimination. Brown had earlier this week ordered officials of […]
(WAN/IFEX) – The following is a 16 June 2008 WAN letter to Bermudan Premier Ewart Brown: Premier of Bermuda, Dr. Ewart Brown Office of the Premier The Cabinet Building 105 Front Street, Hamilton HM12 Bermuda 16 June 2008 Dear Premier, We are writing on behalf of the World Association of Newspapers and the World Editors […]
(IAPA/IFEX) – The following is an abridged IAPA 15 April 2008 press release: IAPA calls for greater press freedom in Guyana, Bermuda MIAMI, Florida (April 15, 2008) – The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) today expressed concern at the temporary closure of a television station in Guyana by the Guyanese president. It also urged the […]