The Efficacy Of Media Freedom In Uganda Post 1995 To Present

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title page .................................................................................................... (i)

DECLARATION ............................................................................................ (ii)

APPROVAL............................................................................................... (iii)

DEDICATION ............................................................................................ (iv)

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ................................................................................ (v)

LIST OF STATUTES ...................................................................................... (vi)

LIST OF SELECTED CASES ........................................................................... (vii)

ABBREVIATIONS ...................................................................................... (viii)

CHAPTER ONE:

1.1 Background of the study ................................................................................. 1

1.2 Statement of the problem ................................................................................. 3

1.3 Purpose of the study ....................................................................................... 4

1.4 Research questions ............................................................................................. 4

1.5 General research objectives ............................................................................. .4

1.6 Scope of the study ........................................................................................ 4

1.7 Significance of the study .................................................................................... 5

1.8 Literature review ........................................................................................... 5

1.9 Methodology ............................................................................................. 14

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CHAPTER TWO: STATE OF MEDIA FREEDOM IN UGANDA

2.0 The concept of media freedom ..................................................................... 16

2.1 Criminal charges against journalists ................................................................ 18

2.2 Cases against print journalists ........................................................................ 21

2.3 Threats on radio journalists in rural areas ........................................................... 22

2.4 Physical assault on journalists ........................................................................ 23

2.5 Closure of radio stations .............................................................................. 25

2.6 Uganda's International obligation in regard to media freedom ................................. 27

2.7 Uganda's National Law in regard to media freedom ............................................. 29

2.8 Courts approach to media freedom .................................................................. 31

2.9 Conclusion ............................................................................................... 33

CHAPTER THREE: MEDIA REGULATORY BODIES IN UGANDA

3.0 Media regulatory bodies ............................................................................... 34

3.1 The Media Council ..................................................................................... 34

3.2 The Broadcasting Council. ............................................................................. 35

3.3 Broadcasting Council attack on media freedom .................................................... 36

3.4 The Uganda Communication Commission .......................................................... 38

3.5 The Media Center. ...................................................................................... 40

3.6 The Police Media Crime Department. .............................................................. .40

3.7 Other Restrictions by the media regulatory bodies .............................................. 41

3.8 Conclusion ............................................................................................. 42

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ANALO, 1 (2021). The Efficacy Of Media Freedom In Uganda Post 1995 To Present. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-efficacy-of-media-freedom-in-uganda-post-1995-to-present

MLA 8th

ANALO, 1\IIUSAMBAI "The Efficacy Of Media Freedom In Uganda Post 1995 To Present" Afribary. Afribary, 03 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-efficacy-of-media-freedom-in-uganda-post-1995-to-present. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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ANALO, 1\IIUSAMBAI . "The Efficacy Of Media Freedom In Uganda Post 1995 To Present". Afribary, Afribary, 03 Jun. 2021. Web. 28 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/the-efficacy-of-media-freedom-in-uganda-post-1995-to-present >.

Chicago

ANALO, 1\IIUSAMBAI . "The Efficacy Of Media Freedom In Uganda Post 1995 To Present" Afribary (2021). Accessed May 28, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/the-efficacy-of-media-freedom-in-uganda-post-1995-to-present