Imphal, June 23,
Information and Public Relations Minister Thongam Biswajit Singh has assured full cooperation and support from his side to the media fraternity in the State. The Minister made the assurance at the official launch function of English daily The Morning Bell at its Thangal Bazar office yesterday.
The Minister said that even though a report or a news can be shared very fast through the social media today, the newspaper is still where the public can verify and confirm the reports to be genuine.
He urged the editor and staff of the daily to maintain accuracy in their news report. Further stressing on the importance of maintaining accuracy in filing one’s report, he said a newspaper or a news agency’s credibility will improve and also gain popularity with masses if they continue to make their reports accurate.
He said that accurate news will also mean improving quality of the media house which will eventually improve business.
Recognizing the role of a reporter in shaping the society, the Minister promised all possible welfare measures/ benefits for the journalists fraternity.
Further observing that media