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(From BBC Monitoring International Reports)
Text of report by Judica Tarimo entitled "Meeting on draft media bill aborts" published by Tanzanian newspaper The Guardian website on 24 February
Media stakeholders have openly differed on the modalities of reviewing the controversial draft information bill, their meeting in Dar es Salaam yesterday called off shortly after it was opened.
Information, Culture and Sports Minister Muhammed Seif Khatib opened the meeting but most participants soon said they had not gone through the document and were therefore unable to discuss it meaningfully.
The participants included media owners and practitioners, politicians, civil society representatives and were mainly divided on …