Tag: Media Council of Kenya


Fake Journalists Rock The Boat In Kenya’s Media Industry

After watching in silence for a long time, the Media Council of Kenya (MCK) is moving to address the ever-presence nuisance of people masquerading as journalists who throng news events, giving journalism a bad name.

Cold Wàr Between Media Council And Journalists’ Welfare Officials Boils Over

The bad PR between MCK, the media industry regulator, on one side, and the Kenya Editors Guild (KEG), a professional body bringing together editors, and the Kenya Union of Journalists (KUJ), on the other, has set former journalists who now work for MCK up against former colleagues heading these two organisations.

Fallout Looms Over Alleged Plan To Extend Kenya Editors Guild President’s Term

The Kenya Editors Guild (KEG) is understood to be facing an internal revolt over a plot by the President, Mr Churchill Otieno, to have the organisation’s constitution changed to extend his tenure beyond the two-term limit.

Journalist Of The Year Naipanoi Lepapa Talks About The Hard Labour Of Reporting

Naipanoi Lepapa surprised the media industry recently by emerging Journalist of the Year in the Annual Journalism Excellence Awards (AJEA) by Media Council of Kenya held on 4th May 2022.

Moment Of Truth: Jalang’o Leads Media Employees Quitting To Join Politics

Leaving the newsroom will eliminate conflict of interest or using their newsroom’s positions to the disadvantage of their competitors.

Media And PR Students To Earn Sh15,000 In New Internship Deal

Media Internships: Media and communication students must be sighing with relief after the Media Council of Kenya announced a deal with undisclosed media houses...

Kenyan Journalist Who Declined Million-Shilling Bribe Seen As a Rare Breed

Mr Waihiga Mwaura, who covered the Rio Olympics for Royal Media Services (mainly Citizen TV), broke the financial scandal that remains the hallmark of the Rio games in Kenya, and testified in the corruption case in which the then Sports Cabinet Secretary Hassan Wario and National Olympics Committee of Kenya (NOCK) head Stephen Soi were sued for misappropriation of public funds.

Anne Kiguta Punches Her Boss in Rare Bold Move and Gets a Medal For it

The outspoken Kiharu MP Ndindi Nyoro had been invited by Anne Kiguta, the host of the Punchline talk show on Sunday night.

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