Stresses for the objective, balanced news coverage
KUPWARA: Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Imam Din convened an interactive meeting with Journalist and Writers Association Kupwara (JWAK) headed by its president Fayaz Hameed. ADDC Kupwara, Mohammad Ashraf Bhat was also present in the meeting.
President JWAK briefed the Deputy Commissioner about the issues of media persons in Kupwara, besides, the difficulties they face while covering the events on the ground. Other journalists also spoke and apprised the Chair about their issues. The Deputy Commissioner gave a patient hearing and assured them about resolving their genuine demands.
He said District Officers need to be responsive to the media persons so that the Journalists and media persons could be able to cover the government version about problems faced by the public. He stressed upon the media persons to make their stories objective and balanced adding that the District Administration is always available to provide help to the people who are engaged directly or indirectly in promoting the development and wellbeing of the society.
Members who were part of the delegation were; Amin Masoodi( Vice President ), Irfan Lone ( Spokesperson), Kamran Ashraf Bhat ( Additional Spokesperson ) Tasaduq Hussain, Peerzada Abdur Rashid ( Joint Secretary), Muzzafar Bhat, Peer Azhar ( Treasurer ), Shafqat Qazi, Faizan Qureshi, Sagar Rafeeq, Peerzada Abid, Irfan Malik, Bhat Danish.