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 Principles of Ethical Journalism

The core principles of ethical journalism set out below provide an excellent base for everyone who aspires to launch themselves into the public information sphere to show responsibility in how they use information.There are hundreds of codes of conduct, charters and statements made by media and professional groups outlining the principles, values and obligations of […]

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GNBA’s new and improved website – thank you for visiting!

The Guyana National Broadcasting Authority is pleased to present its new, improved and user-friendly website. This upgraded website is a convenient means of communication the Authority has developed, with the core objective to assist our valued stakeholders with the necessary and pertinent information, regarding the acquisition of a broadcast licence, industry information and  the relevant […]

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‘Every Guyanese must have a voice’ – President Granger charges as Radio Bartica is launched

President David Granger charged the residents of Cuyuni-Mazaruni (Region Seven) to ensure that the voice of every citizen is heard as he launched ‘Radio Bartica’, the region’s first radio station at the Bartica Learning Centre. The President said that as the station comes into operation, its operation and content should reflect access for every citizen, appeal […]

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Four identified broadcasters lack readiness – Chairman of the Broadcasting Authority

Chairman of the Guyana National Broadcasting Authority (GNBA) Leslie Sobers on Tuesday said four of the identified  broadcasters for 2018 licences, have failed to show readiness. Mr. Sobers explained that the six radio broadcasters were selected from a list of 32 applicants. The six during the period of assessment had complied with the requisite criteria and […]

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‘Radio Bartica’ goes live – Chairman of the GNBA participates in commemorative event

President David Granger on Saturday, November 18, charged the residents of Cuyuni-Mazaruni (Region Seven) to ensure that the voice of every citizen is heard as he launched ‘Radio Bartica’, the region’s first radio station at the Bartica Learning Centre. It is being broadcast over the 95.1 frequency.The President said that as the station comes into […]

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GNBA grants radio licences to several broadcast agencies

The Guyana National Broadcasting Authority (GNBA) yesterday issued radio licenses to several broadcasting agencies for the period ended 2016. These are the National Communications Network, National Television Network Radio, Radio Guyana Incorporated, iRadio Incorporated and Wireless Connections. Recipients of radio licenses. Licensing for 2017 will be done in compliance with the new amendment of the […]

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GNBA backs Broadcast Bill

 …PM says it corrects loopholes in principal act THE Guyana Broadcasting Authority (GNBA) has thrown its full support behind the Broadcast (Amendment) Bill, with its Chairman Attorney-at-law, Leslie Sobers assuring that the 60 minutes airtime, daily, for public service programmes was not unreasonable. These sentiments were expressed when the Prime Minister, who has responsibility for […]

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19 Broadcasters Still To Pay Licensing Fees

…GNBA says arrears in excess of $140M WITH more than $140M outstanding in licensing fees, television, cable and radio broadcasters who are not in compliance as of December 31, 2016, can find themselves off air if they fail to make the necessary payments after the Broadcasting (Amendment) Bill takes effect. Minutes after a closed-door meeting […]