A free press is at the core of a free and democratic society, because it guarantees freedom of expression and access to information. However, a society where journalists are free to carry forward this task without fear of reprisal or intimidation is still a pipe dream. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) say more than 750 journalists have been killed since 2005 in the course of, or as a result of, their work. The reason you need to be on guard.
Uganda has the world's youngest population with over 78 per cent of its population below the age of 30. With more than 200 radio stations, Radio continues to provide great opportunities to communicate with young people who are also the majority radio consumers in Uganda. Despite the opportunity, the Majority of radio presenters are young adults talking to young people and not with them or even letting them speak for themselves. Radio presenters assume that young people are only consumers of music and entertainment and are less interested in participating in conversations about unemployment and other social ills that affect them.
The Concept of Youth Participatory Radio presents an opportunity to media students and practitioners to use Radio formats that engage youths in conversation about issues affecting them and their communities.
Mobile journalism, popularly known by its acronym (MoJo) relates to the process of the process of gathering and delivering news using a smartphone or tablet. The MoJo news covering has continuously proved to be the new standard in journalism practice, especially to report breaking news.
By the end of this course, you will be able to understand the following; You and your equipment, Photography principles, Harnessing the light, Photographying people and places. The first and most important lessons you learn in Fundamentals of Photography involve seeing and thinking just like the professionals who make taking perfect shots seem like second nature.
There are three stages of video production: pre-production, production (also known as principal photography), and post-production. Pre-production involves all of the planning aspects of the video production process before filming begins.
This course will take you through the process of producing video content from scratch and make you a reputable audio-visual expert.