Media freedom

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ACME statement – Protect journalists’ safety during the COVID-19 lockdown

For Immediate Release 6 April 2020 Kampala African Centre for Media Excellence (ACME) welcomes the government’s directive to Resident District Commissioners (RDCs) to institute measures that will allow up-country journalists …

Media monitoring

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Social media fuels wave of coronavirus misinformation as users focus on popularity, not accuracy

Jon-Patrick Allem, University of Southern California Over the past few weeks, misinformation about the new coronavirus pandemic has been spreading across social media at an alarming rate. One video that …