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Byline: Amos Safo
In the past two weeks, I started a discourse on the need for the media to be used as development tools, rather than being used by their owners and politicians to pursue their personal interests. The media as has been demonstrated elsewhere in the west and Asia are part of the development agenda, as they are expected to set the agenda for national debate on pertinent economic and social issues. In many countries, the media are part of the global campaign to acquire more territory and resources. Not so in Ghana. Please read on.
Throughout most of human history the issue of development has gripped more attention than any other theoretical concept. This is so because of the need for human beings to advance from one stage to another and improve on the quality of life.
The two destructive world wars between 1914-1918 and 1931-1945 necessitated a meeting of 44 nations in New …