Category: New media issues

New media journalism debates and issues

new media alphabet

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May2012
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 ... Read More
May 7, 2012sinani Mutinyu
Amos Wako, Kenya Attonney General

20

Apr2011
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 ... Read More
April 20, 2011sinani Mutinyu
Weinformers inside interactive short

01

Mar2011
As the debates over monetising online and mobile content continue, Google and Apple have entered the fray supporting subscription for online content. Apple was the first to offer an App for publishers of newspapers, magazines, video and music to charge subscriptions on their content at the Apple owned ITunes ... Read More
March 1, 2011sinani Mutinyu
new-media-websites

26

Jan2011
The New Vision, Uganda’s leading daily newspaper recently ran a story about its ranking as the 4th most popular newspaper website in Africa by the 4 International Media & Newspapers based in Australia. There were a number of reactions to the ranking with some saying New Vision ... Read More
January 26, 2011sinani Mutinyu
blogradio image

12

Jan2011
There is a lot of content online that we sometimes find interesting but reading all of it at office or in our busy schedules is sometimes difficult. Reading content online or offline requires undivided attention, unlike say listening to radio (audio), which you can listen to while driving, gardening or even ... Read More
January 12, 2011sinani Mutinyu
Journalists covering an event

31

Dec2010
Objectivity is one of those cardinal principles of journalism which denotes that journalists and media houses should be impartial in their reporting and coverage. There has been a long standing debate on whether journalists and media houses are indeed or can be objective. Many media houses will insist and market themselves ... Read More
December 31, 2010sinani Mutinyu
Live streaming

29

Nov2010
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 ... Read More
November 29, 2010sinani Mutinyu

12

Nov2010
News that MTN and Western Union will be working together to offer mobile money transfer services across the world signal a new era in using mobile phone technologies to extend vital services to the people. While this is not necessary new media tools story, it still has a lot of ... Read More
November 12, 2010sinani Mutinyu

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Nov2010
Imagine a world where all journalism was of the people, by the people, for the people. Where all people have a chance to participate, where anyone has a chance for their voice to be heard, where all participations in the media are geared towards the people, and where people (general ... Read More
November 11, 2010sinani Mutinyu