Social media policy, a necessary evil

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FRANCISTOWN: The growth of the social media in recent years has threatened the traditional print and electronic media in various ways.

Worriedly, some elements within the media fraternity have been found wanting in the manner in which they use the social media space to communicate their opinions on a plethora of issues.

This has prompted unavoidable debate that the social media policy is a necessary evil to regulate or guide media workers on how to debate issues in the public domain through the social media.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

That is indeed a welcome development, especially looking at the fact that the manual way of doing things is slowly disappearing and competency in the use of computers and other digital gadgets has become a must.The simple way of looking at it is just an example that almost all companies have gone completely digital and school leavers will be better placed after leaving school, because they will already be familiar with the use of computers.The...

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