Communications Minister Symon de Nobriga.

The communications minister has found himself in some hot water with the media fraternity over a statement he made over the weekend which he is now describing as a joke. Another media house reported that minister Symon De Nobriga gave TTT special access to a story saying he wanted to give the state-owned media house an advantage over the rest. The minister says that is not the case. But was that event an isolated incident? Akash Samaroo has more on what is becoming a worrying trend for us here in the media.