Let's move away from mitigation measures and teach communities how to cope
Climate change interventions should now be related to helping the communities enhance their capacity and resilience to cope with the effects of climate change.
By Victor Bwire 1 year ago
Let's move away from mitigation measures and teach communities how to cope
House should not pull back access to information gains
It is becoming hard for the media to access and report on Parliament because some staff at the August House believe administrative fiat overrides constitutional provisions on media freedom.
By Victor Bwire 1 year ago
House should not pull back access to information gains
More should be done to guarantee the freedom of media
Reports by various bodies point to a troubled media industry, largely because of the business’ operating environment, predatory behaviour
By Victor Bwire 2 years ago
More should be done to guarantee the freedom of media
Blunt over-regulation will run media out of town
While great strides have been made in Kenya’s media sector, challenges still abound. These include political manipulation and editorial influencing...
By Victor Bwire 2 years ago
Blunt over-regulation will run media out of town
Despite facing many challenges, media have stood on the side of truth
It is also critical in enhancing public participation in governance issues and enabling citizen involvement in the democratisation process.
By Victor Bwire 3 years ago
Despite facing many challenges, media have stood on the side of truth
Kenya to host China-Africa Media Cooperation Forum 2020
Media experts will deliver insightful presentations and panel sessions covering the impact of technology on media practice
By Victor Bwire 3 years ago
Kenya to host China-Africa Media Cooperation Forum 2020
Do away with policies that threaten viability and survival of media
edia in Kenya is not free and independent and falls short of the globally accepted growth indicators
By Victor Bwire 3 years ago
Do away with policies that threaten viability and survival of media
Media crying out for fresh and innovative business models
An average TV station requires upto Sh10 million to start and operate in Kenya.
By Victor Bwire 4 years ago
Media crying out for fresh and innovative business models
Journalists’ woes are a serious blot on media sector
Journalism in Kenya, just like in the rest of the world, is going through a challenging time technologically, economically and professionally.
By Victor Bwire 4 years ago
Journalists’ woes are a serious blot on media sector
Freedom of press is at risk even in Parliament
Cases of harassment and threats to journalists are on the increase
By Victor Bwire 4 years ago
Freedom of press is at risk even in Parliament
Media did well in coverage of 14 Riverside Drive terror attack
Media coverage and treatment of violent extremism, radicalization and terrorism is in the spotlight again after last week's 14 Riverside Drive attack
By Victor Bwire 5 years ago
Media did well in coverage of 14 Riverside Drive terror attack
Dealing with biological threats and violent extremism in Kenya
Given that universities are potential recruitment areas and also possible targets of attacks; how prepared are our academic institutions?
By Victor Bwire 6 years ago
Dealing with biological threats and violent extremism in Kenya
Opinion: Intimidation of journalists unacceptable
It is encouraging that Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet has promised speedy investigations into the matter. Police officers who violate the rights of others must be held accountable.
By Victor Bwire 7 years ago
Opinion: Intimidation of journalists unacceptable
Sonko’s conduct shines spotlight on poor quality of live debates
Interesting events characterise live current affairs talk shows in radio and television stations. Serious challenges await the media this election year if what happened on March 19, 2017 on Radio Maisha and Citizen TV is anything to go by.
By Victor Bwire 7 years ago
Sonko’s conduct shines spotlight on poor quality of live debates
Attacks on journalists affect quality of reporting
The attack on Siaya-based Standard journalist Isaiah Gwengi has once again brought the fore the level of exposure and vulnerability of journalists in Kenya.
By Victor Bwire 7 years ago
Attacks on journalists affect quality of reporting
Are journalists flying into the face of danger?
That they survived death late last month by a whisker is still a puzzle to Kiprotich Chepkoit, Daniel Opondo and Joseph Kipsang, journalists with the Standard Group working in Baringo County.
By Victor Bwire 7 years ago
Are journalists flying into the face of danger?
It's time to end insecurity in the Northern region
The killings that are ongoing in parts of the Rift Valley, especially Marakwet, Laikipia and Baringo need to be dealt with immediately
By Victor Bwire 7 years ago
It's time to end insecurity in the Northern region
Awards against media in Kenya akin to censorship
The awarding of Sh26 million in damages against The Standard and ordering the defendants to publish an apology to the plaintiff and Sh20 million against the Daily Nation have significant implications on media freedoms in the country.
By Victor Bwire 7 years ago
Awards against media in Kenya akin to censorship
Not yet uhuru for the media
A number of journalists have continued to face harassment from different quarters but there has never been a conviction of a person involved in harassing journalists.
By Victor Bwire 8 years ago
Not yet uhuru for the media
Why we need laws on green architecture
Lack of regulations on minimum environmental performance of new buildings will frustrate the country’s efforts to meet energy needs.
By Victor Bwire 8 years ago
Why we need laws on green architecture
More facing charges for online posts
The last two weeks have seen increased cases of people, both journalists and other online users, being arrested and charged for the manner and contents they post online.
By Victor Bwire 8 years ago
More facing charges for online posts
Only journalists can regulate the media through a conducive legal regime
The regulation of media in Kenya is as problematic as in the rest of the world. But while the debate in other parts of the globe is moving towards comprehending the changing dynamics of media and journalism operations with the advent of new media formats thus realigning media regulation regimes, in Kenya, the debate seems to moving away from media self-regulation that has been working well in the professionalisation of journalism albeit with challenges, to demanding for more stringent laws, administrative control mechanisms and moral/national values arguments to justify reducing space for free media.
By Victor Bwire 8 years ago
Only journalists can regulate the media through a conducive legal regime
Implement green growth agenda in Kenya
As Kenya joins other countries at the Conference of Parties Meeting (COP21) in Paris, it is important to relook at the implementation of the country’s green growth policy agenda.
By Victor Bwire 8 years ago
Implement green growth agenda in Kenya
Let’s use key events to market Kenya
A number of events happening this year can, if exploited, improve the country’s image and showcase its potential as a business and tourist destination.
By Victor Bwire 9 years ago
Let’s use key events to market Kenya
A milestone for Kenyan journalism
The number of institutions offering journalism and media studies in the country has grown. This growth in the numbers could be attributed to the need for professionals in the industry, initially created by the liberation of the airwaves in 1992 and the realisation that journalism is a profession that requires specific skills.
By Victor Bwire 9 years ago
A milestone for Kenyan journalism
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