Samoa journalism body clarifies deregistration claim by Loabay

Loabay claimed that JAWS is de-registered and defunct.

“JAWS is a Statutory Body and is not defunct. Further to claims by Loabay Global News that the Journalist Association of Samoa (JAWS) is “de-registered and defunct,” we clarify as follows,” JAWS responded.

“JAWS is the National Media Association of Samoa. It is a Statutory body established by Parliament under the Media Council Act 2015.