|Peter Esoka: NCC President|
The most severe sanctions were slammed on three French language Newspapers, Aurore, Aurore Plus and Dépêche du Cameroun and their promoters Michel Michaut Moussala and Gilbert Avang respectively who were accused of alleged “repeated publication of unfounded allegations.
It should be noted that for the first time, NCC warned one of its member in the person of the editor of the weekly Kalara, Christophe Bobiokono. Besides,
In the same vein, and unprecedentedly, the state media outfit (CRTV) received a warning while one of its journalists Marie Irene Ndzana Fouda was slammed a month suspension for violating professional ethics. Over 16 journalists and media outfits were affected. One English Language Newspaper was affected. Cameroon Herald newspaper was slammed with a six month suspension, alongside its Publisher, Kingsley Ako. Also suspended for a period of six months are French language newspapers; Le Soir and publisher Mr Armand Mbianda, La Scene and publisher Mr Christian Emok, L’Epervier and publisher Mr Clovis Leopold Noudjio
When News Breaks Out, We Break In. (The 2014 Bloggies Finalist)