Tanzania: Striving for women digital inclusion

Tanzania has a massive digital gender gap. As a result, it is unlikely to hear stories about successful Tanzanian women, either in leadership or the media.

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  by: Chrispin Mwakideu   |   18-Nov-21

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The symbiosis between Media Viability and Media Safety

This report investigates the link between media safety and media viability.

  by: DW Akademie   |   23-Sep-21

Misinformation Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

The two reports examine policy towards misinformation in Sub-Saharan Africa.

  by: University of Westminster Press   |   23-Sep-21

Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2021: Kenya

The Reuters Institute Digital News Report highlights trends in the types of devices used for news consumption, as well as access and trust data for individual outlets in Kenya.

  by: Reuters Institute   |   23-Sep-21





Ultimately, HCD is a toolbox containing multiple tools you can pick out, show your team how to use them, and ensure it becomes best practice

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  by: Chrispin Mwakideu
  28-Oct-21



Mohammed Hammie is not your typical reporter. In 2019, the young Tanzanian swapped from being a regular journalist to media for community empowerment and has since specialised in telling stories about the human right to access clean drinking water, particularly in rural areas.

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  by: Chrispin Mwakideu
  14-Oct-21



According to the MCK Chief Executive Officer, David Omwoyo, journalists eyeing political posts should be subjected to the same rules that apply to civil servants. That is to leave office six months to elections. But that’s not the only requirement.

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  by: Isaac Swila
  13-Oct-21



The theses dwelt on thematic areas in Kenya’s media landscape, from solutions journalism, content analysis of the coverage of Covid-19 as well as data smog in the newsrooms, which  the findings show is having a devastating effect on print journalists.

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  by: Isaac Swila
  06-Oct-21



The study calls for solutions to structural, political, and societal conditions that jeopardize the future of media as a viable business and a source of high-quality journalism in East Africa

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  by: Chris Mwakideu
  23-Sep-21



There is no doubt that the coronavirus pandemic has altered our lives in unimaginable ways. Economies are bleeding. It has disrupted learning; millions have lost their jobs, while many others contend with reduced salaries. Yet, amidst the chaos and disruption, journalists – also hugely affected – have remained steadfast to their cause to tell stories of the pandemic. Some of them narrated their experiences to EAST site’s writer Isaac Swila.

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  by: Isaac Swila
  13-Sep-21






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