Rama 'Attacks' Journalists on Media Days Conference
Albanian Daily News
Published November 9, 2017
Prime Minister Edi Rama openly attacked the journalists during a conference organized on Thursday in the framework of EU-Western Balkans Media Days Conference. The chief of executive used this opportunity to denounced human rights violation by the media in Albania.
"The public figures dignity in Albania is infringed on a daily basis by the media. This way of doing should come to an end once and forever. Media should be used as a weapon in defense of freedom and democracy, not as an instrument to kill this freedom and the principles on which it is based. The license to operate in the media sector is used as a license for witch hunt. Media in Albania has been transformed into an unreliable institution due to the massive spreading of 'Fake news' practice," declared PM Rama.
In conclusion he stated that media is a foundation stone in the country's European integration process thus a major level of amenability is needed.