The Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) says media employers sometimes craft headlines different from the original news stories sent by their reporters.

As such, originally fairly written news reports send messages contrary to the reporters' intentions, Chairman of the Plateau State Council of the NUJ, Mr. Paul Jatau said, Friday.

Receiving the new Plateau State Police Commissioner, Mr. Austin Agbonlahor on a courtesy call at the State NUJ Secretariat, the NUJ pointsman sued the understanding of the Police and the general public on the matter.

He however admitted that there are "bad eggs" in the profession who report issues mischievously, but pledged the sustained efforts of his Exco towards sanitizing the system.

The CP, Mr. Agbonlahor had appealed for fairness and conflict consciousness in news reportage for peace development.

He however said journalists in Plateau State have cooperated with and supported the Force through their reports, calling for the sustaining of the existing relationship.

"I'll never keep any incident from the press.

" We will not shut our doors to the press and please don't shut yours to us," the Police boss said.

The CP who was accompanied on the visit by his media relations officer, DSP Tyopev Terna and other officers of the Command presented a plague to the NUJ leadership as a mark of friendship.