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Niger - After much progress, unprofessionalism causes major problems for media

Reporters without borders
What with a newspaper being banned, another newspaper receiving a warning and a publisher getting a jail sentence, July has taken a heavy toll on the media in Niger. This past month has highlighted the fragility of Niger's press, which has won more freedom but needs to become more professional in order to hold on to it. Press offences decriminalized, much more freedom Ever since a 4 June 2010 decree on media freedom, defamation, public insults and other media offences are not longer (...)

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