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Uvamizi Katika Vyombo vya Habari Haukubaliki Kuingia na silaha na kufanya uvamizi katika chombo cha habari ni kukiuka misingi ya demokrasia na utawala bora hapa nchini.
More colleges to use MCT formulated curricula Media Council of Tanzania (MCT) officials recently inspected two Kilimanjaro based training institutions, Spring Institute of Business and Science (SIBS) and the Stefano Moshi Memorial University College (SMMUCo) Department of Journalism and Mass Communication to ascertain their capacity to use of the competence based journalism curricula.
Muda wa kuwasilisha kazi za waandishi wa habari waongezwa Baraza la Habari Tanzania (MCT) kwa kushirikiana na washirika wake, limeongeza muda wa kuwasilisha kazi
Kesi ya Kupinga Sheria ya Huduma za Vyombo vya Habari Kutajwa Februari 9 Mahakama Kuu Kanda ya Mwanza KESI iliyofunguliwa na Umoja wa Klabu za Waandishi wa Habari Tanzania (UTPC) na kampuni ya Hali Halisi Publishers Limited, wakipinga baadhi ya vipengele vya sheria ya Huduma za Vyombo vya Habari 2016, itatajwa kwa mara ya kwanza Februari 9, 2017 mbele ya jaji,Jaji Joaquin de Mello, imefahamika leo.

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The media has been urged to highlight the views given by members of the public on the proposed new constitution of Tanzania.

The appeal was made by the chairperson of the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) Justice Joseph Warioba during a meeting with editors from various media outlets on January 2, 2014 held at the Karimjee Hall in Dar es Salaam.

Justice Warioba who was accompanied by the Commission’s deputy chairperson Justice Augustine Ramadhan, some of the commissioners and senior staff of CRC, emphasised to the editors the importance of giving priority of people’s views in their coverage on matters on constitutional change.

He said during the constitutional review process the media had done a great job but, it had given priority to issues on governance and those dealing with leaders pointing out that issues raised by members of the public were not covered adequately.

An explanation during the meeting by the Executive Secretary of the Media Council of Tanzania (MCT), Kajubi Mukajanga, that the mindset of giving priority leadership issues was tuned by the training of journalists that prominent people make news, did not resonate with Warioba’s perception on the role of the media regarding such important development as constitutional review.

Justice Warioba was equally not amused by an attempt by the chairperson of the select team of the Tanzania Editors Forum which prepared the forum’s proposals presented to CRC, Deodatus Balile that those issues that were not highlighted in the media during the constitutional review process were understandable and generally accepted.

Justice Warioba speaking two days after his commission presented its report to the Presidents of Tanzania and Zanzibar – Dr. Jakaya Kikwete and Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein respectively on December 30, 2013, insisted that it was imperative for the media to highlight the views expressed by the people as the constitution is not all about governance but concerns wide range of issues.

The following step in the constitution making process is the appointment of members of the constituent assembly to be followed by the sitting of the assembly and eventually a referendum that would decide on the new constitution.

During the meeting with editors, Justice Warioba responded to questions covering wide ranging issues including the structure of the union government.

On the media, the proposals for the new constitution, have guaranteed rights and media freedom and independence.

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