The National Media Commission has cautioned Hot FM presenter, Justice Kweku Annan to desist from making false and derogatory comments aimed at tarnishing the image of Tiger Eye PI, Anas Aremeyaw Anas and Abdul Malik Kweku Jnr. on his radio programme ‘Ghana Must Know’.
The committee further admonished Kweku Annan to “ensure that his programmes meet the required standards”.
This comes after Tiger Eye PI filed a complaint against the presenter and Hot FM at the NMC.
According to Tiger Eye PI, Justice Annan consistently made derogatory comments against them on his programme after the airing of their latest documentary which detailed the level of corruption in Ghana football.
They further noted that during an undercover investigation into Mr Annan’s continue attack on them, he requested for GH¢35,000 from their team for a project he said was aimed at unmasking the journalist and tarnishing his reputation and that of Kweku Baako.
The NMC complaints settlement committee, after questioning both parties decided that “taking money with the purpose of tarnishing Anas’ reputation, Mr. Annan abused his professional privileges as a journalist, and noted that his activities and behavior fall short of the ethical standards”.
Read the committee’s full decision below