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Supporting erroneous person accused of wrongdoings demoralizing for Media fraternity: JNA

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[ October 13, 2017 ] Jammu: Different media associations have been appreciating government’s stance of taking action against alleged unfair distribution of advertisements by joint director. In this connection, Jammu Newspapers Association (JNA) has termed the statement by spokesman of Information Department Union as bundle of lies and has ridiculed it by saying that the person has no authority to give details on behalf of the government.Hinting at disclosing the amount distributed among various papers against advertisements is none of business by union or union leaders but it is purely the affair of government and news papers, said JNA question the cooperation sought from some Guilds, they said that these are people who using employees and union leaders for their vested interests. JNA leaders, while questioning cooperation by Press Club of Jammu, said that General Secretary PCJ, Zorawar Singh has categorically rejected any such developments by saying that they had not made any negotiation with anybody in this regard.Leaders of JNA also said that there has been no cooperation by any Guild and it has been falsely or mistakenly written by some vested interests that some associations and Guilds are in cooperation with protesting employees. In-fact officers at the helm are actually behind the scene because small employees and journalists or editors have nothing to decide as according to policy the space and the name of the paper to which advertisement is issued is being done by the officer and not by the small employee.