“Industrial, agriculture, healthcare and most sectors in Lebanon are suffering. Their struggles are given a platform by the media sector which itself is drawing its last breath,” Hankache wrote on Twitter.
“It has devotedly and professionally reported people’s distress and miseries; now it is time to convey his instead,” he added.
The Kataeb lawmaker pushed for “backing up the media industry by any means possible to save it before it’s too late.”
Lebanese newspapers and the media industry at large have fallen victim to the faltering economic and financial downturn in the country, claiming the English-language The Daily Star newspaper as its last victim.