Government advises media houses to operate within licenses provisions

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Government has advised media houses to operate within the provisions of their licenses.
Information Minister JOSEPH KATEMA says any media house that ventures off the provisions of its license will be taken to task. Dr KATEMA said although government wants media houses to operate without interference, they should be responsible not to abuse the freedom. He said this in Lusaka today when he toured a Muvi TV a private Television station in LUSAKA. Dr KATEMA said government wants media houses to have editorial independence. .And MUVI TV General Manager, COSTER MWANSA said government can save over one hundred million US dollars if it adopts satellite mode to digital migration. And Information Permanent Secretary, BERT MUSHALA advised private media institution to work with government towards digital migration. Broadcasting institutions world over are expended to migrate from analogue to digital transmission systems in the next 14 months.