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Beyond Nairobi: A Magazine for the Rest of Kenya

Posted by: admin on Wed, 2011-11-02 09:48

Reject Magazine reports on topics and regions neglected by the
mainstream Kenyan press.  Recent awards recognize how the publication
fills a void in the country’s media landscape. More from Dinfin Mulupi.

Reject Magazine reports on topics and regions neglected by the mainstream Kenyan press.  Recent awards recognize how the publication fills a void in the country’s media landscape. More from Dinfin Mulupi.

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Is Zimbabwe's Media Sector Poised for a Renaissance? We'll Know In July

Posted by: admin on Tue, 2010-05-11 13:56

by Tawanda Karombo11 May 2010(Harare, Zimbabwe)--The nine commissioners of Zimbabwe's new media regulatory agency held their first official meeting in March with a mandate to clear the way for more independent media in the country. Whether the Zimbabwe Media Commission (ZMC) fulfils this task remains to be seen; many local journalists are pessimistic about the outcome, though some are willing to give the new body a chance despite the highly repressive media laws still on the books. The ZMC, which succeeds the feared Media and Information Commission (MIC), is taking shape amid a still-volatile political climate.

by Tawanda Karombo

11 May 2010

(Harare, Zimbabwe)--The nine commissioners of Zimbabwe's new media regulatory agency held their first official meeting in March with a mandate to clear the way for more independent media in the country. Whether the Zimbabwe Media Commission (ZMC) fulfils this task remains to be seen; many local journalists are pessimistic about the outcome, though some are willing to give the new body a chance despite the highly repressive media laws still on the books.