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The media should defend “freedom of Mother Nature”

The media should defend “freedom of Mother Nature”

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The media should defend “freedom of Mother Nature” By Babirye M. Babalanda I take this opportunity to belatedly congratulate the Media fraternity upon reaching and marking this year’s world Press Freedom Day which fell last Friday, May 3, 2024. The theme for this year was: “A press for the planet, journalism in the face of environmental crisis.” This well-meaning theme was most timely, coming at a time when His Excellency the President last month on April 19, 2024 launched the National Patriotism Environmental Program. This program, which is coordinated by the Patriotism Secretariat in the Office of the President is challenging the young people to rise up and defend and preserve their environment through pro-active and patriotic actions and messages. World Press Freedom Day found me in Kab...