KATHMANDU, May 27: The Online TV Journalists Association (OTJA) has called on the Press Council Nepal to immediately take action against those disseminating through YouTube wrong content not in consonance with the principles of journalism.
OTJA president Jeevan Bhandari, handing over a memorandum to Press Council Nepal’s Acting Chair Gopal Budhathoki on Thursday, called for action against those corrupting the medium.
The memorandum, among other things, calls for taking legal action against the wrongdoers, as most of those disseminating video content through various media, including YouTube, were found to be doing so against the spirit of journalism. It also called for protecting those who were disseminating good content following the journalism norms.
Noting that there were anomalies in the onlive TV media before this also and more such aberrations have been seen in the name of ‘prank’ in the recent days, OTJA, through the memorandum, drawn the attention of the PCN to such wrongful practices.
OTJA said highly objectionable
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