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The state of press freedom in Uganda



The state of press freedom in Uganda
Published by: International Journal of Communication
Author: Cohen, M., & McIntyre, K.
Year: 2020

According to the 2020 World Press Freedom Index, Uganda is ranked position 125 out of 178. A study suggests that social responsibility comes before media rights and freedoms, and so the media must accept government-imposed restrictions. The paper also discovered that although government policy allows for media liberalization, it does not condone media houses creating critical content.


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