Monthly Archives: January 2017

– Report reveals journalists in distress often disregard digital risks, despite many concerns

When journalists are compelled to contact emergency assistance programs, in an overwhelming majority of cases they are asking for help to reestablish their physical safety. In the face of traumatic circumstances, it is not surprising if these journalists do not prioritize their digital security as much as other concerns. Source: MEDIA FEED

Joram Mwesigye standing in the dock during the court hearing at Buganda Road Magistrates Court Photo Credit: Emmanuel Magambo

Court sets judgment date for a case against a senior police officer, as a private guard destroys a journalist’s gadget

Kampala, 25th/ January /2017; Buganda Road Magistrates Court has set the 10th March 2017 to deliver its judgment in a case against a senior police officer, Joram Mwesigye –the former DPC of Old Kampala Police Station, who is accused of assaulting a WBS Television journalist Andrew Lwanga. This was after the defence closed the case

Tolbert Edait Photo Credit: Facebook

Pastor assaults New Vision Journalist

This statement is originally posted on Teso Karamoja Journalists Association website on 20/01/2017 By Elizabeth Akiror A senior preacher at Jehovah Witness Church in Mukura Sub County, Ngora district  has assaulted and caused serious bodily harm to a popular New Vision journalist. Tolbert Edait, 52, attached to Etop Radio and newspaper in Soroti was, assaulted by