Minister in the Offices of the Prime Minister and the Attorney General, Stuart Young

Minister in the Offices of the Prime Minister and the Attorney General, Stuart Young

Minister in the Offices of the Prime Minister and the Attorney General, Stuart Young in response to cyber bullying against local journalist said based on his research it is a trend that has been happening for years.

Minister Young, yesterday announced plans to put the Cybercrime Bill very high on its legislative agenda as he too was disturbed by threats against media practitioners.

Minister in the Offices of the Prime Minister and the Attorney General, Stuart Young

Meanwhile… On World Press Freedom Day, which was recognized on Tuesday,

the Media Association of Trinidad and Tobago (MATT) raised concerns about the malicious character assassinations of media workers and said while local journalists do not face the threats of physical violence, verbal attacks by Government and Opposition supporters were disturbing and needed to be addressed.