Sep 01, 2012 at 11:23am
1st September, 2012
The Daily Graphic stresses the need to pass the Broadcasting Legislation to provide a broad framework to regulate the industry.
The paper believes the industry needs to be sanitised as all manner of cacophonous noises are made on radio and television.
It says the law when passed, should address the danger posed by the reckless abuse of media freedom by a section of the media and the tendency to foment trouble.
The Daily Graphic believes that the Broadcasting Law will address some of the challenges and also empower the public broadcaster to deliver on its mandate to the Ghanaian populace.
The exhibition of the biometric voters register today at all 23000 polling centres across the country constitutes the editorial of the Ghanaian Times.
To the paper the exercise has political and social implications for the country.
It therefore urges the EC to ensure that the credibility of the register is not in doubt.
The Times calls on the public to raise objections over minors and ensure that the names of the deceased are deleted.
It appeals to political parties to demonstrate restraint and avoid pettiness and the pursuit of parochial political agenda to make the exercise a success.
The Today Newspaper is calling on women in politics to step up their campaign and prove their competence for various seats under contest.
The paper thinks even though there are many calls for more women participation in electoral process, their participation is not encouraging enough.
The Today urges women in politics to emulate competent women who had made impact on their society and prove that their competences supersede their male contestants.
The paper further urges women contesting political positions to do away with all manner of intimidation and stand strong dwelling on the saying that whatever a man can do a women can do better.