EM TV responds to criticism and releases corruption story
National broadcaster EM TV has responded quickly to criticism it was covering up a corruption story embarrassing to the government by releasing on-line the news clip that it had been holding back since last Thursday.
Yesterday we revealed that EM TV had failed to publish on-line a news item from its flagship evening news program ctitical of the government’s failure to take any action against those responsible for the K780 million Finance Department fruad.
Within hours of the articles publication, the new item from last Thursday, the 5th, appeared on the EM TV website as a ‘Top Story‘ for Wednesday the 11th. There is no explanation of why the item was edited out of the 6pm news program posted on-line by EM TV or why it took six days for the story to appear on the EM TV website – but at least EM TV has demonstrated it does listen to what is being said on social media…