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Journalism Dry Cleaner · 5d ago

LAZY JOURNALISM, ENTERPRISE REPORTING AND AN EMPTY DAM

It's the middle of the wettest season in Kenya. Then comes a very curious coverage highlig...
Journalism Dry Cleaner · 1W ago

FROGS, FACTS, FALLACIES AND FAKE NEWS

Reliable and credible news ought to be anchored on solid facts. And the press simply shoul...
Journalism Dry Cleaner · 2W ago

FIGURATIVE WHIP AND LITERAL WHIPPING

Information is most effective if its shared in a way that directly makes sense to the intended audience. That's why the media ought to communicate in a clear and simple manner. If the words ...
Journalism Dry Cleaner · 3W ago

ADVERTISING CONTENT CRYING FOR EDITORIAL CONTROL

In many Kenyan media outlets, the relationship between the newsroom and the sales or adver...
Journalism Dry Cleaner · 1M ago

EPISODIC NEWS COVERAGE AND MISSING THE BIG PICTURE

News has moved from cycles of 24hours for newspapers, hourly for radio and TV, around the ...
Journalism Dry Cleaner · 1M ago

BRAIN SURGERY SHOCK: FROM MEDICS TO MEDIA MIX-UP

It's been described as the biggest medical mix-up in Kenya. A patient in no need of brain ...
Journalism Dry Cleaner · 1M ago

OF PRESS PHOTOS AND SUSPECT CAPTIONS

A picture, it is said, can convey the same information as a thousand words. In the Kenyan ...
Journalism Dry Cleaner · 1M ago

SELF-CENSORSHIP, SPINELESS JOURNALISM AND A PRESS FREEDOM PARAGON

Call it self-censorship, coerced self-censorship or assisted self-censorship. Despite freq...
Journalism Dry Cleaner · 2M ago

OF POOR SIGHT AND WANTING EDITORIAL OVERSIGHT

In broadcast news, key facts can be repeated, even if it is immediately after a story is f...
Journalism Dry Cleaner · 2M ago

MORALS, PARENTAL GUIDANCE AND MEDIA MISGUIDANCE

The impact of social media is no doubt profound. So disruptive has it been that mainstream...