Freedom of Expression

Journalists are guaranteed the right to freedom of expression under Article 33 of the Constitution of Kenya. This is so that they can carry out their work with confidence and without any intimidation. Freedom of expression includes the freedom to; Seek, receive or impart information or ideas; Artistic creativity; and Academic freedom and freedom of … Continue reading “Freedom of Expression”

Freedom of Media

Kenyan media is guaranteed the freedom and independence of electronic, print and all other types of media under Article 34 of the Constitution. Media can freely operate as long they do not engage in propaganda for war; incitement to violence; hate speech; or advocacy of hatred that constitutes ethnic incitement, vilification of others or incitement to … Continue reading “Freedom of Media”

Media Council Act, 2013

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).