Ghana Broadcasting Company (GBC) has denied an allegation that it took off broadcaster; KKD as a panelist on GTV.
KKD, who first made the allegation reportedly stated that the federal government instructed the GBC to take him off the morning present.
He made this recognized on Onua TV in an interview with Captain Sensible.
“They’ve requested them to not permit me there and that’s the reason I’ve not been there…In the event that they deny saying this, allow them to ask the Director-Basic of GTV, and the producers at GTV about what they advised me that has made me not go there once more,” he alleged.
However GBC in an announcement stated the federal government doesn’t decide who’s invited to their programmes.
“If this assertion is really coming from Kwasi Kyei Darkwa,(KKD) it might be unlucky. The declare is just not true and might solely be a product of his creativeness,” it stated.
“It is going to be illegal for Authorities to find out who comes on our platforms,” it indicated, explaining that motion could be taken towards a panelist who goes towards their guidelines.
“We additionally retire panelists who over time change their type of discourse right into a kind that’s unbefitting of GBC’s editorial tips,” it added.
Beneath is the total assertion:
The Administration of the Ghana Broadcasting Company, operators of TV, has taken be aware of a information merchandise presupposed to be brought on by Kwasi Kyei Darkwa alleging that the Authorities instructed GBC to not permit him to seem on TV.
If this assertion is really coming from Kwasi Kyei Darkwa, it might be unlucky. The declare is just not true and might solely be a product of his creativeness.
Administration of GBC needs to place it on document that the Company doesn’t take directions from the Authorities on the subject of content material manufacturing. Administration is totally conscious that will probably be illegal for Authorities to find out who comes on our platforms. GBC is guided by the ethics of public service broadcasting journalism. We don’t permit our friends to make allegations towards different individuals who aren’t current or should not have the instant alternative to reply.
We’re additionally not into adversarial journalism, and panellists who undertake a combative type of discourse aren’t accommodated on GBC’s community.
GBC gives alternatives to panellists of all political persuasions to talk on our platforms and should retire them when there’s a change in our content material plan.
We additionally retire panellists who over time change their type of discourse right into a kind that’s unbefitting of GBC’s editorial tips.
We want to remind all Ghanaians that GBC requires the help of all as it’s being reworked right into a public service broadcasting service as anticipated by the 1992 Structure and subsequent Supreme Courtroom choices.
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