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|The role of electronic media in promoting human rights in Uganda: a case study of Uganda Broadcasting Cooperation (UBC)
in Uganda: a case study of Uganda Broadcasting Cooperation (UBC)
|Kampala International University.College of Humanities and social science
|This research was conducted in Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC), Kampala-Uganda on the topic “the role of the electronic media in promoting human rights in Uganda” The research was based on the three objectives which included; finding out how the media promotes human rights in Uganda, establishing the challenges faced by the media in promoting human rights in Uganda, and finding out the ways of improving media effort in promoting human rights in Uganda. The study established that; reporting on human rights abuse, airing of programs with human rights content, organizing of human rights dialogues, and carrying out research on human rights protection were the ways how the electronic media promote human rights in Uganda. The study also found that; inadequate resources, government attacks, poor cooperation with the public, and lack of access to information were the challenges faced by the media in promoting human rights in Uganda. Finally, the study found out that; fund the media, avoid attacks on media, improve relationship with the public and avail information to the media were the ways how the electronic media promotion of human rights can be improved, the study found that. Conclusions and recommendations were then made after presenting and interpreting the data of which the researcher concluded that the electronic media do great work in promotion of human rights but also noted that is still high human rights in the country because the media is not freely doing better work due to external interference from mainly the government. The researcher recommended that total media freedom be granted, increase funding the media among others.
|Dissertation submitted to the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of a bachelors degree of Mass Communication of Kampala International University.
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