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Resource National Media Commission – Board

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The Board of the National Media Commission(NMC)on Wednesday asked government to resource the body to enable it carry out its mandate effectively. It said...
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NMC urges government to affirm its unalloyed support for media freedom

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The National Media Commission (NMC) has urged Government to affirm its unalloyed support for media freedom and independence with the same vigour that it...

Don’t injure others in the name of freedom of expression – NMC to Journalists

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Chairman of the National Media Commission (NMC), Yaw Boadu Ayeboafoh has called on journalists not to sacrifice others in the name of exercising freedom...
Chairman of NMC Kwasi Gyan-Apenteng

NMC Demands Justice for New Times Journalists

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The National Media Commission (NMC) has demanded immediate action from the Police Administration against the officers who assaulted staff of the New Times Corporation. A...
Anas Aremeyaw Anas

Stop tarnishing Anas’s Image: NMC Cautions Hot FM Presenter

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The National Media Commission (NMC) has warned Mr. Justice Kweku Annan and Hot FM to stop attacking Anas Aremeyaw Anas and Abdul Malik Kweku...

International RTI Day To Be Held Come Friday, 28 September 2018

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The School of Mass Communication and Journalism of the BlueCrest College will on Friday, 28 September 2018 hold a conference on the Right to...

Seek Redress At NMC Or Court – Gyan-Apenteng

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The National Media Commission (NMC) has said, anybody who has concerns regarding the media, or any journalist and how they carry out their functions,...
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Digital Broadcasting would not deprive people of television contents

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The National Media Commission (NMC) has assured that the country’s migration from the analogue to digital television broadcasting would not deny the ordinary citizens...
Mr Mustapha Abdul-Hamid

Ghana Journalists Association Challenged To Show Grit

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Mr Mustapha Abdul Hamid, Minister for Information on Friday challenged the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) to show some grit in ensuring that Journalists are...
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Ghana Switches To Digital Broadcasting In 2018

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All is almost set for Ghana to switch over successfully to the world digital platform by next year as required by the Geneva 2006...

Ghana’s President Appoints Governing Boards For State-Owned Media

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in consultation with the National Media Commission has appointed chairperson and members of governing boards of state-owned media houses...

Relevance Of GNA Not In Doubt

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The new Board of Directors of the Ghana News Agency has been tasked to support management of the Agency to find creative ways of...

NMC Propose Committee Of Enquiry To Look At GNA

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Nana Kwasi Gyan-Apenteng, the Chairman of the National Media Commission (NMC), on Thursday called for a national conversation on the Ghana News Agency (GNA)...
Audit Committee

NCA Inaugurates Five Member Audit Committee

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A five-member audit committee, mandated to ensure proper and effective financial management practices at the National Communications Authority (NCA), has been inaugurated at the...
The Hon. Minister for Communications, Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful delivering her keynote address at the opening ceremony.

Ghana’s move unto the Digital Migration Platform shifted to 2018

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Ghana would switch on to the Digital Migration platform in 2018 and not September, 2017 as promised. The Minister of Communication, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful...

The NMC’s ruling is irrelevant on pornography

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Only two weeks ago, two media practitioners, James Berko and veteran ace broadcaster, Tommy Annan-Forson delivered a petition to the National Media Commission to...
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NMC Sensitizes Public On Using Social Media

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The aim of the forum was to gather information and recommendations from speakers and participants into a communiqué that would guide the granting of...

Central Region Gets Media Advisory Committee

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The committee, chaired by Prof. Dora Edu-Buandoh, the Provost of the College of Humanities and Legal Studies, University of Cape Coast (UCC), is to...
Mr Mohammed Nurudeen Issahaq

GNA’s Acting General Manager is Mohammed Nurudeen Issahaq

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His appointment took effect from July 4, 2016, following the departure of Mr Bernard Otabil, the former General Manager who has proceeded on an...
Chairman of NMC Kwasi Gyan-Apenteng

NMC ask media to center on the felt needs of the populist

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Mr. George Sarpong, Executive Secretary of the Commission, did not give details about when this was done but indicated that the report revealed a...
NMC Panelists at the forum

NMC Admits Absence of Broadcasting Laws Makes Regulatory Efforts Tough

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Mr Kabral Blay-Amihere, former Chairman of the NMC, said the passage of the Broadcasting Bill was long overdue adding that if it had been...
Telenovela

Education Boss calls for the ban on telenovelas during prime time

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He said programmes such as ‘Kukuum Bhagyha’ could be moved to late evening when many school children are asleep as it was doing more...
GIBA fights new media law

Media asked to function within the topmost levels of competence

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“We also call on the umbrella bodies in the media sphere such as the Ghana Journalists Association, the Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association, and the...
National Media Commission

NMC Can Function Effectively Without Content Authorisation Law – CMA

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An independent media research institution, Centre for Media Analysis (CMA), has dismissed assertions by the National Media Commission (NMC) that the absence of the...
GNA

GNA’s Boss Appointed to A New Office

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Mr Otabil was appointed by the National Media Commission (NMC) for a four-year contract term effective March 2013, with an option of renewal. Speaking at...
GIBA fights new media law

Supreme Court Hangs Ghana’s New Media Law

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The new law had been enforced by the National Media Commission (NMC), while the case was brought by the Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association (GIBA)...
Mr_Kwasi Agyeman,President GIBA

GIBA Finally Goes To Court Over CSR (LI 2224) Law

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The GIBA is requesting that the Supreme Court removes regulations 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 22 of the...
Chairman of NMC Kwasi Gyan-Apenteng

NMC asks Media to grant political parties equal chances

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It said the guidelines of election reporting and ethics of journalism required all media houses to provide political parties fair access to the media...
Mr_Kwasi Agyeman,President GIBA

GIBA Seeks CSR 2015 (LI 2224) Interpretation In Court

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Parliament last year passed The Content Standards Regulation 2015 which entreats all radio and television stations to seek content authorization from the NMC before airing...
National Media Commission

Ghana Adopts LI To Regulate Media Content

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Parliament adopted the National Media Commission (content standards) Regulations, 2015, L. I (2224) on Tuesday. As provided for under Article 11(7) (c) of the...