Many journalists in Kenya are facing challenges on where to publish their articles after researching and doing follow ups. This is because major media houses are interested in articles that can sell their papers or attract advertisers. In other media houses articles compete for space and unfortunately in most cases politics carry the day. It … Continue reading “The Market for independent Journalists”
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The Code of Conduct for journalism is an important guide to how journalists should conduct themselves when practicing. It involves a set of rules and guidelines that should inform ethical journalism. It is the Second Schedule in The Media Council Act, 2013.
The international free speech organization Article 19 has today published a report saying that the the murder of journalist John Kituyi in Eldoret in April 2015 remained unpunished. A suspect, a soldier, was acquitted by the court earlier in 2018, whereof the family of Kituyi was not notified, Article 19 reported. The case file is … Continue reading “Murder of Journalist John Kituyi remained unpunished, Article 19 reports”
The Media Council Act provides rules for media and journalists (also their code of conduct) and the oversight role of the Media Council of Kenya (MCK).