Journalists during a training session Photo Credit: Emmanuel Magambo

By Josephine Ndibalekara

Over fifty Journalists in Central Uganda have benefited from a three day training on ethical conduct and professionalism organized by Human Rights Network for Journalists- Uganda.

During the training, aimed at improving the ethical conduct, journalists were equipped with knowledge and skills about journalism ethics. The training that took place on 15th to 17 February 2017 at Garden Courts in Masaka district was conducted by JB Wasswa, a lecturer at Department of Journalism and Mass communication, Makerere University.

The Project Officer of HRNJ-UGANDA, Prosy Ogwang in charge of the regional Training on Ethical Codes and Professionalism said Journalists in the region were receptive to the training and shared ideas on the ethical challenges they face on a daily basis. She said similar training will be held in Karamoja region.

Beneficiaries came from the districts of Kalangala, Sembabule, Lwengo, Kalungu, Bukomansimbi, Mukono and Masaka.


Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda (HRNJ-Uganda) is a network of human rights journalists in Uganda working towards enhancing the promotion, protection and respect of human rights through defending and building the capacities of journalists, to effectively exercise their constitutional rights and fundamental freedoms for collective campaigning through the media.