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Co-regulation takes centre stage at consultative meet.

CO-REGULATION TAKES CENTRE STAGE AT CONSULTATIVE MEET By Hillary Turyasingura The need for a co-regulation of the media has dominated the consultative engagement on reforms of select media laws and practice in Uganda. The consultative engagement organised by the Ministry of Information, Communications Technology and National Guidance, in conjunction with the Media Council of Uganda, […]

Media Council Uganda Press Tag Symbology

As you are aware, Government recognises the media as rendering an essential service of informing, sensitising and educating the public on the COVID-19 pandemic. The Media Council of Uganda yesterday started issuing press tags to journalists whose editors sent in their particulars as earlier requested. The tag is to be used for identification purposes during […]

As you are aware, Government recognises the media as rendering an essential service of informing, sensitising and educating the public on the COVID-19 pandemic.   The Media Council of Uganda yesterday started issuing press tags to journalists whose editors sent in their particulars as earlier requested. The tag is to be used for identification purposes […]

Media Council on film Classification to promote the Industry

The Media Council continues to regulate the content of the film industry by setting up a film Classification Secretariat in Communication house 3rd Floor Colville Street in Kampala. The Council worked with Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) after it entered into a partnership to jointly regulate the film industry in the country. The two institutions both […]

Minister of Information and National Guidance urges for improved media management and a..

The power of the media and the advanced technological changes in the media industry call for better management and balanced freedoms. This was highlighted by the Minister of Information and National Guidance Hon. Gen. Jim Muhwezi while meeting the Media Council members at his office in March 2016. “The Media has greatly changed. Much as […]

The Role of Media in Uganda Vision 2040 boosted with improved capacity

The role of the media to contribute effectively to development transformation under Uganda Vision 2040 has been boosted with training of journalists  on evidence based reporting, development communication, conflict sensitive reporting with a focus on marginalized groups. This training of journalists and editors to train fellow media practitioners has been started off by Media Council […]