Pushing for Press Freedom in Liberia

Issue Date April 2000
Volume 11
Issue 2
Page Numbers 159-168
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Since its establishment in 1964, the Press Union of Liberia has championed the right of journalists to report freely on events in Liberia and abroad. Political setbacks continue to put it to the test.

About the Author

Suah S. Deddeh is president of the Press Union of Liberia, a coalition of print and electronic media institutions based in Monrovia, and chairman of the International Relations Committee of the West African Journalists Association. In 1991, he and other Liberian journalists established The Eye, a newspaper on which he served as news editor. He previously served as chief reporter of the Monrovia Weekend Newspaper and as a columnist for The Standard.

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