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Social media gives new voice to women’s issues in East Africa

By Harriet Anena           When a group of men descended on a woman at a Nairobi bus stop and ripped off her clothes, they probably did not anticipate that they themselves would be ripped apart on social media. Since the incident a week ago, many women (and some men) have publicly

Media analysis

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Fix reporting, not just editing, for our newsrooms to thrive

The Ugandan media has had an early Christmas. This isn’t about food, drinks or other merry-making indulgence. Big-ticket developments spinning in quick succession in the past week churned a dramatic flood of material in a December month traditionally flat or “dry” on news. An unlikely contest flared.  There were public tiffs in ink and altercations on

Training opportunities

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Apply now for ACME’s new course on reporting public policy

(Applications for this course are now closed. ACME Management) Theme: Reporting Public Policy Dates: 16 – 19 December 2014 Available Slots: 12 Deadline for Application: 10 December 2014   The African Centre for Media Excellence is pleased to invite applications from Ugandan journalists for a training workshop on Reporting Public Policy. The four-day workshop will

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