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Mar
15

Giving Nature a Voice gets funding from Canadian Philanthropists

Ross Beaty of the Sitka Foundation speaks Tuesday in Vancouver. Tuesday, 13th March 2018: A luncheon  featuring some long-standing Vancouver […]

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Mar
11

Transforming Leadership for 21st Century Africa Programme Launched

(L to R) Prof. Rhonda Breit, Associate Dean, Aga Khan University Graduate School of Media and Communications, Martin Oduor-Otieno, Chairman […]

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Mar
06

Growing Gains: Farmers’ Voices Rise in Rural Rwanda

Text & Photos by TR Lansner, Director, Social Accountability Media initiative, Aga Khan University Graduate School of Media and Communications Nicodème […]

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Keynote speech by Mr. Joe Munene at the launch of the Master of Arts in Digital Journalism Programme

SPEECH BY; Mr. Joe Munene, the Managing Director, Broadcast Division, Standard Media Group Plc.  Date: 15th February 2018 I’d like […]

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Feb
15

Aga Khan University Master of Arts in Digital Journalism Programme Launched

(L to R) Mr. Michael Meyer, Dean, Aga Khan University Graduate School of Media and Communications, Mr. Joe Munene,  Managing Director, […]

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Nov
30

Recycle Plastic Waste and Free Ensnared Marine Life

(L to R) Alan Oyugi – Producer, Plastics are Forever documentary; Dr. Charles Lange – Deputy Director, Environmental Planning and […]

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Oct
18

Masters degree in Digital Journalism launched for East Africa Journalists

(L to R) Prof. Kweku Bentil, Vice Provost, AKU, Dr. Sam Kamau, Faculty, GSMC, Churchill Otieno, Managing Editor Digital, NMG; Dr. […]

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Oct
16

Trainee journalists graduate from Standard Media Academy Program

(R to L) Prof. Rhonda Breit, Associate Dean, AKU-GSMC gives Carolyne Bii, graduate of Standard Media Academy program a certificate […]

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Oct
09

Research on the impact of new technologies among journalists to be conducted

(R to L) Michael Meyer, Founding Dean, AKU-GSMC and David Omwoyo, CEO, Media Council of Kenya during the MoU signing […]

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Oct
02

Spare us the jargon; make election petition stories spicy

Aga Khan University Graduate School of Media and Communications Assistant Professor in Multimedia Journalism, Dr. Nancy Booker This election cycle […]

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Aug
31

GSMC faculty host panel discussion at the East African Communication Association Conference

East African Communication Association Conference Delegates pose for a group photo in Kigali, Rwanda Faculty from The Aga Khan University’s […]

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Aug
04

A Fourth Estate for Sale: The Watchdog and Kenya’s Caravan of Corruption

Aga Khan University Graduate School of Media and Communications Director of Social Accountability Media Initiative, Thomas Lansner T R Lansner/ […]

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Aug
03

Dean: Print media is not dead, all we need are better journalists

Aga Khan University Graduate School of Media and Communications Dean, Michael Meyer. Michael Meyer has been at the Aga Khan […]

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Aug
02

Media Urged to Monitor and Counter Hate Speech Online

(L to R) Dr. Sam Kamau, Faculty, AKU-GSMC; Stephen Musyoka, Social Media Strategist, team TRINC; Noah Miller, Managing Director, Sochin […]

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Aug
02

IN THE MEDIA: When truth and lies tell ‘same’ story

Fake news discredits and delegitimises the truth about an issue or an individual. PHOTO | COURTESY DAILY NATION   The […]

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Aug
01

Aga Khan, Harvard Universities Partner to boost Leadership and Communication Skills for Africa’s Senior Executives

Martin Oduor-Otieno, CEO, Leadership Group Limited discusses Adaptive Leadership as Hugh O’Doherty, Adjunct Lecturer, Harvard Kennedy School, looks on during […]

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Jul
28

Media Urged To Help Citizens Verify Fake News

(R to L) Alphonce Shiundu, Kenya Editor, Africa Check explains his findings on fake news to Carole Kimutai, Managing Editor, […]

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Jul
11

Aga Khan’s Diamond Jubilee marks 60 years of a commitment to faith, pluralism and improved quality of life

Shia Ismaili Muslims join with partners of the AKDN in celebrating His Highness’s endeavour to promote peace and progress Gouvieux, […]

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May
24

GSMC lecturer on book tour in the Americas

GSMC founding faculty member, Dr Peter Kimani, has been on a reading tour in the United States and the Caribbean […]

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May
15

Dr. Nancy Booker: Ethics have to be at the core of Journalism Practice

Dr. Nancy Booker speaks during the convention to mark the World Press Freedom Day celebrations in Kenya   Dr. Nancy […]

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Apr
21

TRUST… BUT VERIFY: Building stronger media collaborations to advance social accountability

One book, Many Learners. Students from Malimbwe Primary School, Malawi   By Thomas R Lansner, Project Director, Social Accountability Media Initiative (SAMI), Aga […]

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