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Study finds weaknesses in media Coverage, provides remedies A study conducted on the performance of the media both print and electronic in the country has established weaknesses in news gathering techniques, sourcing, balancing and comprehensiveness of information.
Govt urged to increase efforts to find missing journalist   With the disappearance of Azory Gwanda, a journalist reporting for Mwananchi newspaper entering the third week with no sign of his whereabouts, the Media Council of Tanzania (MCT) and four other civic organizations have strongly appealed to the Government to double efforts to find the missing scribe.
Four civic organizations to hold joint press conference on missing journalist   Four civic organizations will hold a joint press conference on Saturday December 9, 2017, following the disappearance of a journalist working for Mwananchi newspaper, Azory Gwanda.
MCT pleads with security organs to safely deliver missing journalist The Media Council of Tanzania (MCT) has urged security organs to ensure that journalist Azory Gwanda who is reported to have disappeared for over two weeks is found safe and sound.

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Journalists from 62 media houses have submitted entries to EJAT 2015 competition.

The Guardian Limited leads tops the list with 61 entries, Mwananchi Communications Limited 47 entries and ITV, Radio One, EATV and EA Radio have submitted 38 entries.

Region wise, Dar es Salaam is leading with 244 (43%) entries, followed by Mwanza which had 60 (11%) entries and the third is Zanzibar with 46 (8%) entries.

Like last year, electronic media journalists have submitted more entries than print media. While print has 251 entries (44%) electronic has 317 entries (56%).

Men still dominate the competition whereby 364 (64%) entries submitted were from males and 204 (36%) entries were from females.

Entries for the 2015 EJAT are those published or broadcast between January 01, 2015 December 31, 2015.

The ceremony to award winners will be held on April 29, 2016 with the Guest of Honour being the Chairperson of the Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance, Mr. Bahame T. Nyanduga.

This will be the seventh edition of EJAT, organized by MCT and its partners.

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