Media 'negative', says Zuma

By Drum Digital
06 November 2014

President Jacob Zuma on Thursday suggested the media is creating a negative perception of South Africa.

Delivering his annual address in the National Council of Provinces, he told MPs it was important that the country be promoted.

"One of the cultures that we have, is to market our country negatively. And it is important to meet those who create stories, to understand that we need to promote our country."

He did not elaborate further.

Earlier, Zuma told the House that the media sector was among certain "stakeholders" government was keen to meet.

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