Duties of journalists not only to write truth but also to defeat falsehood
The duty of a journalist is not only to write the truth but also to defeat falsehood, said speakers at a discussion programme marking the 10th death anniversary of Journalist Monajatuddin.
The programme of the death anniversary and award distribution of Pastoral Journalist Monajatuddin Memorial Award '04 was organised by Journalist Monajatuddin Memorial Shonshad at the National Press Club, Thursday.
Shamim Al Amin, staff Correspondent of the daily Prothom Alo, was awarded the Monajatuddin Award'04 for his two investigative reports -- Influentials occupy thousands of acres of newly emerged char land in 'Noakhali causing sufferings to the grassroots people' and 'Women in the border areas are more vulnerable to Aids.'
The BRAC sponsored the award worth Tk 25,000.