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#MemberInterview: Stephen Gitagama: ‘The truth will always win’

Stephen Gitagama, Group CEO of Nation Media Group, was elected as a member of the International Press Institute (IPI)’s global Executive Board earlier this month at IPI’s World Congress in Geneva. With publications in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda, the Nation Media Group is the largest independent media house in East Africa. During the Congress, […]

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IPI welcomes new Executive Board members

Leading editors from the Philippines, Kenya and Nigeria have joined the Executive Board of the International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom. At last week’s IPI World Congress in Geneva, Switzerland, the IPI General Assembly elected to the Executive Board Maria Ressa, CEO and executive […]

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In Kenya, increasingly critical media see growing attacks

The year 2018 was a difficult one for press freedom in Kenya. Physical and verbal attacks against journalists increased. At the end of January, the government temporarily shut down several independent TV stations. Journalists, human rights organizations and the Media Council of Kenya repeatedly expressed their concerns over the deteriorating state of press freedom. One […]

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#MemberInterview: Tom Mshindi on future of Kenya’s media

As editor-in-chief of the Kenya-based Nation Media Group – the largest independent media house in East Africa – and with a career built upon independent journalism, Tom Mshindi is well-versed on press freedom and the threats facing journalism today. Whilst the situation for media freedom in Kenya is generally considered to be reasonable compared to […]

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