Challenges of Media Privatization in Uganda Case Study Kfm

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Declaration ..................................................................... (i)

Approval . . . . . . .. . . .. . . . . . . .. . .. . .. . . . . . . . .. . .. . .. . .. . . .. .. . . . . .. . .. . .. . . . . . . . . (ii)

Acknowledgement .. . . . . . . . .. . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . .. . .. . . . . .. . . . . .. . . . . .. (iii)

Dedication ...................................................................... (iv)

Abstract . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (v)

CHAPTER ONE

I .0 Introduction ........................................................ .

I . I Background of the study ...................................... ..

1 .2 Statement of the study .......................................... .

1.3 Objectives of the study ........................................... .

I .4 Major objective .................................................. .

1.5 Research question ............................................... .

1 . 6 The scope of the study .......................................... .

I. 7 Significance of the study ...................................... .

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LJTERA TURE REVIEW

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2.0 Introduction . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 4

2.1 History of the media ............................................ .

2.2 Media category in Uganda ...................................... .

2.3 The role of the media in development of Uganda ............ .

2.4 Privatization of the media ...................................... . ; ~.) - Cl 11 r t' d . . . . . U r d . 1a enges o me ia pnvat1zat1on m gan a ................. .

2.5.1 Poor management ............................................ .

2.5.2 National politics ................................................. .

2.5.3 Lack of professionalism ...................................... .

2.5 .4 Financial constraints ........................................... .

CHAPTER THREE

METHODOLOGY

3.0 Introduction ...................................................... .

3 .1 Research design ................................................. .

3 .2 Data collection ................................................... .

3.2.1 Informal interviews ........................................... .

3 .2.2 Questionnaires ................................................ .

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3 .3 Sample selection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

3 .4 Data analysis and Reporting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

3. 5 Sample population . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

3. 6 Ethical consideration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

3. 7 Anticipated problems... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

3.8 Possible solutions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . 10

CHAPTER FOUR

PRESENTATION, INTERPRETATION AND DATA ANALYSIS

4 .1 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

4 .2 Findings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

4 .3 Challenges of media privatization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

4.3.1 National politics . . . . . . . .. ... . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

4 .3 .2 Financial constraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

4 .4 .3 Poor management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

4.3.4 Lack of professionalism . . . . .. ... . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . .. . . .. . . . . . . 18

4.4 Role of the media.................................................. 19

4.4.1 Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . 19

4.4.2 Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21

4.4.3 Advertisement........................................................ 22

4.4.4 Economical development............................................ 23

CHAPTER FIVE

SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION

5. 0 Conclusion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24

5.1 Recommendation....................................................... 26

Reference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29

Appendices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30

ABSTRACT The dissertation is about challenges of media privatisation in Uganda. The study established and accessed the challenges of media privatisation in Uganda. The study used a descriptive research design involving people and staff at KFM radio station. Data collection instruments were basically questionnaires and written material. The study revealed that indeed there are challenges of media privatisation in_ Uga~da starting f~om natio~al politics, poor managemertt, Lack of profess10nal1sm and financial constramts. Therefore, given the fact that there are challenges of media privatisation, this research is extended to show further, how these challenges can be curbed.

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NDERITU, G (2022). Challenges of Media Privatization in Uganda Case Study Kfm. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/challenges-of-media-privatization-in-uganda-case-study-kfm

MLA 8th

NDERITU, GRACE "Challenges of Media Privatization in Uganda Case Study Kfm" Afribary. Afribary, 17 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/challenges-of-media-privatization-in-uganda-case-study-kfm. Accessed 07 Oct. 2022.

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NDERITU, GRACE . "Challenges of Media Privatization in Uganda Case Study Kfm". Afribary, Afribary, 17 Aug. 2022. Web. 07 Oct. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/challenges-of-media-privatization-in-uganda-case-study-kfm >.

Chicago

NDERITU, GRACE . "Challenges of Media Privatization in Uganda Case Study Kfm" Afribary (2022). Accessed October 07, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/challenges-of-media-privatization-in-uganda-case-study-kfm