State president of Andhra Pradesh Union of Working Journalists (APUWJ) D. Somasundar has said that his union is going to propose accreditation to web journalists.

He recalled that Andhra Pradesh was the first state in the country where journalists of the electronic media got accreditation.

Addressing a felicitation function of newly elected East Godavari District Accreditation members and National Accreditation member in Rajahmundry Press Club on Saturday , Mr. Somasunder appealed to Central Accreditation Committee member Mangipudi Aruna to represent issues pertaining to web, broadcasting and electronic media at national level.

M. Francis, Assistant Director, State Information Centre, spoke. Ramesh Raja, president of Small and Medium Newspapers Association presided over the function. Press Club president and vice-president A. Sankar and Deekshitula Subrahmanyam and senior journalist G. Bhushan Babu spoke.