Government Communicators' Guide

The current approach to government communication is informed by the constitutional imperative of freedom of information and the objective of making a visible shift from an apartheid state to a democratic one. Access to information, open dialogue, openness and accountability and media freedom are all fundamental tenets of a thriving democracy. To achieve these, government should maintain continued interaction with all stakeholders, and requires that political principals take on the role of chief communicators within their portfolios.

Date
: 28 March 2011
Author
: Government Communications (GCIS)
Publication Page
: 30
Media Type
: Book
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