African TV




Lawyers - Legal Representation






Archives

April 2014
M T W T F S S
« Mar    
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930  

Page added on May 11, 2011

Featured | Comment Feed: RSS 2.0 Printable versionPrint This Post Print This Post

Over poor circulation … newspaper vendor raises concern

Over poor circulation … newspaper vendor raises concern thumbnail

In the wake of frequent complaints of poor circulation of the local tabloids (newspapers) owing to ineffectual distribution by the vendors, a member of Sierra Leone Vendors Association (SLVA), Hassan Jonah has expressed concern and therefore asks for a re-look.

“Poor circulation of newspapers doesn’t just affect the flow of information, but hinders the welfare of members of SLVA.”

Jonah, who has established himself in the newspaper industry, said the status of newspaper vendors continues to depreciate day in day out.

He made this confession while responding to a question from Sierra Express Media on issues describing the status of members of the Sierra Leone Vendors Association.

Unlike electronic media (radio and television), the means of passing information using the print media seemed remote to a number of readers, especially those living at provincials towns and villages.

“It is so because newspaper vendors are based in Freetown in spite of oddities faced,” he said.

“Owners of newspapers don’t seem to have the means of producing enough copies for their readers countrywide.”

Hassan, the former VP of the “SLVA” therefore called on the current Vendors Association to link up with newspaper owners in the implementation of strategies that will enhance nationwide circulation.

That such can be achieved through recruitment of members, enforcement of payments of monthly membership contributions and networking with partner newspaper organizations internationally.

Underscoring the importance of vendors in the newspaper industry, Jonah therefore called on the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) in involving them in certain decision making processes.

By this, he said, plenty could be achieved in the improvement of the welfare of journalists and vendors respectively.

He said however that the poor circulation of news leaflets is down pining to profit making strides of newspapers in this country.

“With support from proprietors of newspapers, it is obvious that SLVA’s goals in the establishment of regional news booths, deployment of devoted vendors and the monitoring of marketing activities to ensure accountability will e achieved unrestraint,” he emphasized.

By Momoja Lappia

Stay with Sierra Express Media, for your trusted place in news!


© 2011, Sierra Express Media. All rights reserved.

Share


Comments are closed.




RELATED STORIES

Search This Site



LATEST NEWS HEADLINES

ALSO IN THE NEWS

I will never condone students who spy in examinations thumbnail I will never condone students who spy in examinations

but I will defend to the very end their right to be heard! It is a cardinal principle of natural justice that an accused person or any person alleged to have committed an offence must be given an opportunity to be heard, present his case and put forward his defence. Not to guarantee this right […]

Share

MORE STORIES

Yazbeck petitioned in London thumbnail Yazbeck petitioned in London

HAVE YOUR SAY

HAVE YOUR SAY Share you views: What would you like to see more/less of on Sierra Express Media? Send us your ideas and include your name and the area you are writing from.

Our New Website Has a More Efficient Layout

Our New Website Has a More Efficient Layout We invite you to give us your feedback

MORE NEWS HEADLINES

BannerFans.com