BBC boss ‘prepared to fire presenters who break impartiality rules on social media’

BBC Director General Tim Davie has said he would be prepared to sack presenters who make major breaches of impartiality guidelines on social media. Mr Davie, who became DG earlier…

Top Brazil media end coverage of presidential doorstop

TWO of Brazil’s top media groups said Monday they were suspending coverage of President Jair Bolsonaro’s informal news conferences outside the presidential palace because of harassment by his supporters and…

More than 50 journalists die from coronavirus since March 1, says NGO

DOZENS of journalists have died worldwide from the novel coronavirus in the past two months, a press freedom organisation said on Friday, lamenting that media workers often lack proper protection…

Media practitioners should operate without any hindrances: Govt

By Zbc Reporter The government says media practitioners should be allowed to carry out their duties without any hindrances. Zimbabwe joins the world in commemorating world press freedom day. Senator…

Parliament grills BAZ over community radio SI

By ZBC Reporter THE Statutory Instrument (SI) on the Licensing of Community Radio Stations has been criticised for having strict requirements that make it difficult for some communities to get…

Trump says ‘not happy’ with China journalist expulsions

PRESIDENT Donald Trump on Wednesday criticized China’s decision to expel American journalists from three major US newspapers, as the rival nations also spar over the coronavirus outbreak. All US journalists…

China to expel US journalists as media freedom row grows

CHINA on Wednesday announced it would expel American journalists from three major US newspapers in one of the communist government’s biggest crackdowns on the foreign press, escalating a bitter row…

New cultural centre set to be opened

By ZBC Reporter A culture centre known as Chaminuka Cultural Village is set to be established in Chitungwiza next year. The centre will be home to traditional weapons and a…

Sports journalists honoured

THE Sports Journalists Association — Northern Region (Spoja-N) continues to honour the most outstanding sportswriters after successfully hosting the annual excellence awards in Harare this Friday. The awards ceremony celebrated…