CJ making a point during the interaction
“You could be the breakers of the peace in elections and unnecessary sensationalism can trigger situations we have to solve.
Learn the intricacies of the legal aspects of elections and report accurately”, she said.
Leader of the Judicial Press Corps Mr. Wilberforce A. Asare thanking
the CJ on behalf of his colleagues
Chief Justice Gertrude Torkornoo gave the advice during her maiden interaction with members of the Judicial Press Corps
at the Chief Justice’s Conference Room in Accra. The event also saw the swearing-in of new members into the Judicial Press Corps.
New members Sworn in
She acknowledged the crucial role of court reporting and how the right dissemination of information could shape public opinion
and understanding of the Judiciary and its role in a democratic state. She therefore appealed to them to understand the judicial
processes and prioritize accurate reportage over scoops.
Members of the Judicial Press Corps and Officers of the Judicial Service at the meeting
Justice Torkornoo further expressed profound gratitude for the exceptional work done by the Judicial Press Corps, in covering
the Judiciary/Judicial Service over the years. She used the opportunity to appeal for a more harmonious collaboration whiles
pledging to institute structures to facilitate the flow of information to the media from courts across the country.