Media paying heavy price for bravery – Nasha

Nasha at the MISA gala
Nasha at the MISA gala

Former Speaker of the National Assembly, Margaret Nasha says most private media houses are struggling due to government’s decision to deny them advertising.

Speaking at a Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Botswana gala dinner over the weekend, Nasha said the media houses that had “dared not to keep silent” were suffering financially from government’s ban on advertising.

“The media houses that have been brave enough in bringing attention to the ordinary Motswana, crucial and sometimes disturbing information, which probably would have gone unnoticed, are feeling the pinch of that bravery,” she said.

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