Dr. Dorothy Njoroge appointed as the Deputy of the Kenya Media Policy Guidelines taskforce

By the CTW Team

Dr. Dorothy Njoroge, Ag. Chair of the Department of Media & Communications at the School of Communication, Cinematic and Creative Arts has been appointed to serve as the Deputy Chairperson of the Kenya Media Policy Guidelines taskforce, which has been set up by the ICT Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru.

Dr. Njoroge, who is an Assistant Professor of Corporate & Development Communication and the current Chairperson of the Association of Media Women in Kenya (AMWIK) will serve alongside 12 other media professionals.

Other members of the task-force include Information Secretary Judy Munyinyi, Victor Bwire (Director Media Training and Development at the Media Council of Kenya), Dinah Ondari (Media Council of Kenya Press Freedom, Safety and Advocacy), Wilson Ugangu, Muiru Ngugi, Christopher Maina, June Chepkemei, Ibrahim Odour, John Munyiri and Casty Micheni.

The taskforce has been put together to identify any gaps in the 2009 Kenya Media Policy Guidelines and propose changes and requirements for legislative review in response to the identified gaps and is expected to produce and submit a reviewed version of the Guidelines upon the end of its three-month term.

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