14.Amid Ebola Outbreak, West African Governments Try to Isolate Media
By Sue Valentine
On the first Saturday of November 2014, when media owner and broadcaster David Tam Baryoh switched on the mic for his weekly “Monologue” show on independent Citizen FM in Freetown, Sierra Leone, he had no idea that criticizing the government’s handling of Ebola would mean 11 days in jail.
The three West African countries in which the epidemic is concentrated—Guinea, Liberia, ...
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