Report – By Glenda Shing in Port Vila
Vanuatu Prime Minister Sato Kilman is looking at introducing a law to regulate media.
The head of the government reportedly said people were taking “excessive liberty” and putting out what he characterised as “extreme statements” on talk back shows and the Yumi Toktok Stret Facebook group “are inciting social anarchy, instability and disorder in the community”.
During a meeting with Vanuatu Broadcasting and Television Corporation’s general manager Fred Vurobaravu, who is also the National Broadcast Regulator, PM Kilman stated that the new Media Regulation Bill, currently in draft form, must go before the next session of Parliament for approval. Read more »