How are traditional media taking advantage of New Media

May 07

How are traditional media taking advantage of New Media

This is the presentation i prepared to deliver at the Uganda Journalists Association organised Media Dialogue at Hotel Africana on May 3rd 2012.I was asked to present on the marriage between new media and legacy media, under the general theme of New Voices helping the media transform Society. The presentation can be downloaded here or How Legacy Media are utilising...

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Congratulations to Google and Kenya over online Gazette

Apr 20

Congratulations to Google and Kenya over online Gazette

Today I woke up to some really good news. I was delighted to read that Google and the government of Kenya have worked together to digitalise the Kenya Gazette. The Gazette is a weekly official government record/ publication, containing important notices such as government appointments, laws, regulations, and is kept by all governments including Uganda. Historical...

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What is this fuss about citizen Journalism and citizen journalists all about?

Dec 29

What is this fuss about citizen Journalism and citizen journalists all about?

  One of the key buzz words of today’s news and information cycle is “citizen journalism”. I have for years now been hearing people talk about citizen journalism. Some people are doing work calling themselves citizen journalists. I have even seen research efforts exploring citizen Journalism and the work of so called citizen journalists. This trend of citizen...

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Doing Live coverage of the Uganda ICT Expo 2010 and other events

Nov 29

Doing Live coverage of the Uganda ICT Expo 2010 and other events

The 2010 ICT Expo and East Africa Digital Forum begun today at Serena Hotel and I couldn’t attend because…well I can’t make it. I hoped against hope that we would be able to get some live coverage or streaming of this event so that the many of us who can’t make it there can benefit from the information and knowledge shared, especially this being an ICT event. Thanks...

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