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As threats against media workers grow increasingly more brazen, journalists are serious considering insurance options to deal with the impact of a violent attack.

This comes following the two most recent cases involving a threat on Sam Juk Bois Flood by a caller to his program and before that, Rick Wayne was threatened by a caller to his Thursday Talk last week.

President of the Media Association of St Lucia Clinton Reynolds believes that the latest developments are due to the politically charged season when parties are currently engaged in campaigning ahead of the next general election.

He has chided the political parties and their leaders for so far failing to condemn these actions by their supporters.

Reynolds says group insurance coverage is among the priority areas for the MASL amid growing concerns that journalists and media practitioners may not be able to afford life and medical insurance on their own.

Reynolds says the MASL has begun talks with an insurance company here in an effort to get coverage for members  
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