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Ghana is ready to host 3rd African Media Convention in Accra

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The President of Ghana Journalist Association (GJA) Mr. Albert Kwabena Dwomfour has announced that Ghana will host the 3rd African Media Convention (AMC) in Accra.

He made the disclosure at a press briefing at the Ministry of Information today.

He mentioned that the conference is a fast-growing platform that would generate a coalition of ideas, support systems, and actors to shape the future of media in Africa and hopefully around the world.

“It is important to state that the AMC is a fast-growing platform that I believe will generate a coalition of ideas, support systems, and actors to shape the future of media in Africa and hopefully around the world”, the GJA President said.

He described Ghana as one of Africa’s fast-growing conference destinations citing the World Press Freedom Day Celebration and several Ecowas and AU heads of state summits as examples.

Mr. Dwomfour stated that the conference is expected to discuss how to promote a positive African narrative globally and how to combat misinformation on the continent's social media platforms

“Additionally, it will focus attention on how to combat misinformation on the continent's social media platforms, especially in the face of threats to democracy,”, he added.

The GJA President appealed to interested media personnel who would like to be part of the conference to register online (www.3rdafricanmediaconvention.com) or contact this number: 02566622583.

Background

The 3rd Africa Media Convention is scheduled for May 15-17, 2024. It is an annual media convention with a collaborative effort supported by African media stakeholders, to reflect on the fundamental role of journalism on the continent, celebrate fundamental principles of press freedom and deliberate on measures to safeguard media freedom, promote access to information, the safety of journalists and media visibility in Africa Union member states.

 

source: Theannouncergh.com