TDP to recruit journalists on its payroll to boost PR
news Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 05:30
The News Minute | January 14, 2015 | 9:00 am IST The TDP government in its latest move is planning to recruit a large number of journalists on its payroll to promote its cause, a Government Order (GO) issued on Tuesday said. The information and publicity department is to organize a Media Analysis Team and recruit a separate group of journalists who would analyze various news items on a daily basis and submit reports to the state, a report in the Times of India adds. The GO also adds that the state has decided to hire 20 journalists to coordinate with secretaries and ministers of all the departments and two senior professionals are to be attached to the office of the communications advisor to act as public relation officers. This move is expected to strengthen the print media as the report suggests while citing sources, that AP CM Chandrababu Naiduâ€™s media team had made a few suggestions Tweet
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