CPLP Media urged to launch common data base

Ilha do Sal (Cabo Verde) – The Portuguese Speaking Community Countries (CPLP) Media Houses have decided to launch a content base to avoid distorted information about the member States.

The decision was adopted at a meeting of the CEOs of CPLP Media Outlets, held on Friday in Ilha do Sal, Cabo Verde.

To attend the event, Angola was represented by a delegation led Media minister JoAPound o Melo.

CEOs of Angola News Agency (Angop) Josue Isaias, News Paper (EdicAes Novembro) Victor Silva, National Radio (RNA) Marcos Quintino Lopes, and Public Television (TPA) Francisco Mendes, also integrated the delegation.

According to the chairperson of board of Radio and Television of Cabo Verde, Sara Pires, the content base is tasked with providing reliable data on the reality of each state.

Sara Pires called on CPLP countries to produce and make available reliable data about their reality, to avoid relaying distorted news from Western Media.

Source: Angola Press News Agency