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Journalists asked to meet challenges of modern media practices

KABALE– The Chairman of the Media Council of Uganda Paulo Ekochu has underscored the importance of having vibrant and professional media practitioners in order for them to meet the challenges of modern technological needs in the media industry. Ekochu made this revelation while addressing the journalists who were attending a 2-day media engagement meeting at […]

MEDIA COUNCIL OF UGANDA REGISTRATION OF PRESS AND MEDIA:

Media is a channel of communication through which we disseminate news, music, movies, education, promotions of messages and other data. It includes physical and online. Newspapers, magazines, television, radio, billboards, telephone, internet, fax and email. Jim Morrison once said “whoever controls the media controls the mind”. This is more than just a statement but a […]

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 […]