Aga Khan University Profs provides platform to ensure media Independence in East Africa

Aga Khan University Profs provides platform to ensure media Independence in East AfricaDr Alex Awiti and Dean Michael Meyer: Playing a pivotal role in ensuring independence of media in East Africa

February 10, 2014

In today’s climate of instantaneous information transfer, ensuring the credibility of the media is critical. An independent, socially responsible media sector can contribute to the healthy, balanced development of society and strengthening of corporate governance mechanisms. Whereas a weak media sector can reinforce social and economic inequity, impede development and fuel conflicts.

In the dynamic environment of East Africa and through the platform of Aga Khan University, Dean Michael Meyer and Dr Alex Awiti play a significant role in lending credibility to the media.

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