US ambassador preaches importance of media freedom

The just credentialled US ambassador to Botswana, Earl Miller says media freedom keeps societies and economies vibrant, energetic and strong.

Officiating at a five-day investigative journalism training workshop in the capital Monday, Miller noted that the media were the public’s eyes and ears.

He implored journalists to ensure that their readers were armed with the information needed to effect change, to make decisions about who to vote, and ultimately, to hold parties and electorates accountable.

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