No shortcuts to first-rate media training, practice

BY THOMAS FROESE If you are a faithful reader of this publication you will recall a recent report that Uganda’s government is so enamoured with what The Standard is doing that it now wants to do the same, that is train journalists. Okay, he didn’t mention The Standard per se, but the Minister of Information, ICT and Communications, Frank Tumwebaze, did say recently what we already know: that there are simply not enough decent reporters and editors and news producers in the entire land. The government, he claims, can help. It…

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