DOUGIE’S YARDFOWL, UM, MINISTER CARTY APPLAUDS BEST PRACTICE TRAINING FOR JOURNALISTS IN BASSETERRE
Journalistic standards in St. Kitts and Nevis are expected to improve following a best practice training workshop organised by the Public Affairs department of the United States Embassy in Bridgetown, Barbados.
Commenting on the media training, Minister for Information, Nigel Carty said he was “delighted to hear of yesterday’s session.”
Saying nothing on the way overdue hearing in Basseterre’s Parliament on a Motion of No Confidence against Prime Minister Denzil Douglas“I have great respect and admiration for the professionalism and honour of some journalists,” he stated. “Journalism is an honourable calling and carries with it a tremendous responsibility to accurately convey information and opinion to civil society. It is a valuable tool in a democratic society and this was a major factor in Government’s decision to grant licenses to so many media houses over the years.”