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PUL President Calls for Journalists Professional Standards
The President of the Press Union of Liberia (PUL) Charles B. Coffey is calling on Journalists to be professional in the discharge of their duties, stressing that journalism is a noble profession that requires discipline and Nobel characters. He made the statement at the Paynesville Town Hall on Friday June 16, 2017 during the PUL annual awards program. Addressing journalists at the program, Coffey said the PUL is a noble institution charged with the responsibility to promote peace and create a level of professional in the media landscape.
Dr.Francis Kaikai, Chief of Peace Consolidation of UNMIL used the occasion to call on the leadership of the PUL to decentralize the institution
At the same time, Dr.Francis Kaikai, Chief of Peace Consolidation of UNMIL used the occasion to call on the leadership of the PUL to decentralize the institution to support journalists in the remote part of the country. “The PUL is not only for Monrovia, the PUL should be decentralized in the remote part of the country. Liberia future depends on moving Liberia all together as one country, and not just for those based in Monrovia, but also for those based in the counties “he said.
PUL Concludes 2017 World Press Freedom Day Celebrations/Dishes out several Prices on Awards Night.
The Press Union of Liberia (PUL) has concluded celebrations marking the 2017 World Press Freedom Day with its Awards Night, a once a year event under its auspices. Several journalists walked away with various awards after they were announced winners at this year’s Awards Night. The 2017 Awards committee was headed by former manager of the Catholic run media station Radio Veritas, Atty. Ade Wede Kekuleh, and included veteran journalists Jonathan Paylayleh, Blamo Robinson, Isaac Redd, Tete Kanneh, Patmillia Doe Paivey and Atty. Bobby Livingtone.
PUL Celebrate Thirteen New Trainers
(Monrovia, July 1, 2015): The Press Union of Liberia (PUL) has concluded a two-day training of trainers’ workshop in Monrovia, challenging participants to use the knowledge and skills acquired to help make journalism better in Liberia. Speaking at the close of the workshop on Wednesday, PUL President Abdullai Kamara underscored the need for more training of journalists in the country to enable them catch up with evolving challenges and professionalism.

Monrovia, February 8, 2015:The Press Union of Liberia (PUL) is challenging the Government of Liberia to walk up to its professed belief in a free press and open society by unconditionally releasing Mr.
He mustered courage and strength in his old ailing muscles and stood to greet and welcome the visiting team into his house.
Monrovia, September 18, 2014:The Press Union of Liberia (PUL) has filed a Writ of Prohibition with the Supreme Court of Liberia, requesting a reversal of the continuous and illegal closure of the National Chronicle Newspaper by the Liberian Government.
Monrovia, September 18, 2014:The Press Union of Liberia (PUL) will dedicate the observance of its 50th Anniversary on September 30, 2014 to the national fight against the virulent Ebola virus disease that has claimed close to 1,500 lives across the country.
Monrovia, July 6, 2014:The Press Union of Liberia (PUL) says the violent disruption of activities at Arcelor Mittal is unacceptable and reflects a dangerous trend in Liberia's march to peace.
MONROVIA, Liberia 31 May 2014 -The headquarters of the Liberia Broadcasting System (LBS) was teeming with activity today as young people from across Montserrado County laughed, danced and sang in celebration of Liberia Children's Media Day.
Monrovia, July 3, 2014: The Press Union of Liberia (PUL) has detested the continued and unjustified detention of Journalist Octavin Williams, Publisher of the Nation Times Newspaper by authorities of the Liberia National Police.
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