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Free and independent media cornerstone of a healthy democracy : Melinda Pavek

Kolkata, Aug 11 (UNI) Free and independent media is the cornerstone of a healthy democracy, said Melinda Pavek, Consul General, U.S. Consulate Kolkata, on Thursday.
The U.S. Consulate General, Kolkata, in partnership with Consumer Unity & Trust Society (CUTS) with the support of South Asian Women in Media (SAWM) and East West Center (EWC), hosted an international media workshop in Kolkata for Women Journalists from the Indo-Pacific.
Speaking at the inaugural session of the workshop, Pavek emphasised the role of free and independent media as the cornerstone of a healthy democracy.
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