Minister of State, Serge Telle, accompanied by members of the Government, extended his New Year greetings to the editors of the main local and regional media on Monday, December 15 at the Yacht Club’s Sunrise Deck.
Mr Telle made reference to the elections to the National Council, due to take place in February, took stock of the Government’s central policies and the priorities for the coming year.
The Minister of State, in the company of Minister of Finance Jean Castellini, Minister of Environment Marie-Pierre Gramaglia and Minister of Interior Gilles Tonelli, also spoke of his commitment to the work of the media: “I believe more than ever in the need of the press at a time when, like you, I know that everywhere the press is criticised and its need disputed.”
He also touched on the other major challenge faced by established media, the business model turned upside down by the arrival of social networks.
“I want to tell you how much I am convinced of the importance of your mission and the desire for excellence that drives you.”