Tag: free expression

Human Rights, News, Opinion

Journalism is not activism: “A tiger doesn’t proclaim his tigritude, he pounces.”Activism and Political Bias Are Destroying People’s Faith in Journalism

Fatoumatta: The Gambian private media fought twenty-two years of former president Yahya Jammeh’s military turned civilian autocracy and suffered brutal persecutions, nocturnal arson attacks, torture, and death threats without compromising their reputation and professional integrity; those days, Gambian journalists under a despot played a heroic role in fighting for the […]

Human Rights, News

Irresponsible Exercise of Freedom of Expression Retreat Democracy in Crisis and Give Rise to both Benevolent and Malevolent Dictatorship?

Fatoumatta: As we exercise our God-given right to freedom of choice and expression, we must not do not forget that temperance, proper judgment, the skillful economy of words, strategy, deep insight, and not burning the bridge of tomorrow are all marks of correct choices. As we support or oppose the […]