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Title Uganda : a survey / by the African Governance Monitoring and Advocacy Project, Open Society Initiative East Africa, and Open Society Institute Media Program ; [written by George W. Lugalambi, Peter G. Mwesige and Hendrick Bussiek]
Published [New York] : Open Society Foundations ; [Nairobi] : Open Society Initiative for East Africa, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 145 pages)
Series Public broadcasting in Africa series
Public broadcasting in Africa series.
Contents Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Acronyms; Foreword; Introduction; 1 -- Country Facts; 1. Government and political structures; 2. Socio-economic indicators; 3. Ethnic composition and languages; 4. Religion; 5. Main challenges; 6. Media and communication landscape; 7. Brief history of broadcasting; 2 -- Media Legislation and Regulation; 1. International, continental and regional standards; 2. The Constitution; 3. General media laws and regulations; 4. Other laws with an impact on media and freedom of expression; 5. Jurisprudence; 6. Conclusions and recommendations
3 -- The Broadcasting Landscape1. The Uganda Broadcasting Corporation; 2. Commercial/private broadcasters; 3. Community and other forms of broadcasting; 4. Accessibility of services and technical standards; 5. Concentration of media ownership; 6. Conclusions and recommendations; 4 -- Digitalisation and its Impact; 1. Background; 2. Preparedness for switch-over to digital within government and industry; 3. Preparedness for switch-over to digitalisation on the part of consumers; 4. Convergence; 5. Increased competition; 6. Conclusions and recommendations
5 -- Broadcasting Legislation and Regulation1. Regulatory mechanisms; 2. Broadcasting policy; 3. Licensing of broadcasters and enforcement of licence conditions; 4. Complaints and conflict resolution systems; 5. Conclusions and recommendations; 6 -- The Uganda Broadcasting Corporation; 1. Legislation; 2. UBC profile; 3. Organisational structures; 4. Attitudes towards public broadcasting within UBC; 5. Attitudes from outside UBC; 6. Conclusions and recommendations; 7 -- Funding of the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation; 1. Main sources of funding; 2. Spending; 3. Conclusions and recommendations
8 -- Programming1. Programme formats; 2. Programme/editorial policies and guidelines; 3. Programme schedules; 4. News and current affairs programmes; 5. The talk show phenomenon; 6. Feedback and complaints procedures at UBC; 7. Conclusions and recommendations; 9 -- Broadcasting Reform Efforts; 1. Previous reform efforts; 2. Current reform efforts; 3. Conclusions and recommendations; 10 -- Recommendations; 1. Media legislation/regulation in general; 2. Broadcasting landscape; 3. Digitalisation; 4. Broadcasting legislation and regulation; 5. UBC legislation, mandate and operations; 6. UBC funding
Notes "An Open Society Institute Network publication"--Cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Uganda Television (Television station : Kampala, Uganda)
Broadcasting policy -- Uganda.
Public broadcasting -- Government policy -- Uganda.
Form Electronic book
Author Bussiek, Hendrik.
Lugalambi, George W.
Mwesige, Peter G.
Open Society Initiative for East Africa.
Open Society Institute Media Program.
ISBN 192048969X
1920489711 (electronic bk.)
9781920489717 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles On air, Uganda