Tuesday, February 20, 2018
   
Text Size
image image image image
New MCT Board meets for the first time The newly elected Governing Board of the Media Council of Tanzania (MCT) held its first meeting on February 13, 2018.
MSA case slated for hearing March 13 at EA Court of Justice A case filed by media stakeholders at the East Africa Court of Justice, challenging some articles of the Media Services Act of 2016 is scheduled for hearing on March 13, 2017.
CoRI Special Committee to start meeting TV owners next week A special committee of Heads of member organizations of the Coalition on the Right Information (CoRI) has planned to start meeting with owners of Television station which were fined by the Ethics Committee of the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) as of next week.
Retired Judge Mlay commends complainants for using MCT’s Ethics Committee The Chairperson of the Ethics Committee of the Media Council of Tanzania retired judge, Juxon Mlay has highly commended those aggrieved by media coverage for registering complaints with the committee.

Resource Centre

IRC1

Press Clippings

Media Council of Tanzania Website

ejat2015judgesatwork

Scrutiny and judging of entries for the Excellence in Journalism Awards Tanzania (EJAT) 2015 has started in earnest.

Ten judges with impeccable professional record are pitched in Bagamoyo to sift through 500 plus entries vying for the awards.

The team of judges presided by veteran journalist, Valerie Msoka started their noble and taxing task of going through the entries from print and electronic media on Tuesday March 15, 2016.

Entries for the competition were received from 62 media houses with The Guardian Limited leads topping the list with 61 entries, Mwananchi Communications Limited 47 entries and ITV, Radio One, EATV and EA Radio 38 entries.

Electronic media journalists have submitted more entries than print media. While print has 251 entries (44%) electronic has 317 entries (56%).

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.

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

Other judges are, Dr. Joyce Bazira, Godfrey Nago, Kiondo Mshana, Juma Dihule, Pili Mtambalike, Ali Uki, Jesse Kwayu, Ndimara Tegambwage and Nathan Mpangala.

This is also the first time that previous EJAT awardees are taking part as judges. Godfrey Nago a programmes producer at TBC and cartoonist Nathan Mpangala have both won the EJAT awards.

The organizing committee of EJAT 2015 comprises of the Media Council of Tanzania (MCT) as the lead, the Tanzania Media Foundation (TMF), the Media Institute of Southern Africa-Tanzania Chapter (MISA-Tan), the Tanzania Media Women’s Association (TAMWA), the Tanzania Sports Writers Association (TASWA), the Journalists Environmental Association of Tanzania (JET), Tanzania Editors Forum (TEF), HakiElimu, Sikika, AMREF, ANSAF, BEST-AC, the Association of Journalists Against Aids in Tanzania (AJAAT) and Media Owners Association of Tanzania (MOAT).

Add comment


Security code
Refresh

Media Headlines

MCT Videos
videoMore Videos...

Photo Gallery
photoMore Photos...

Journalism Awards

awaa

Visitors Counter

2470101
Today
All days
92
2470101

OUR RSS

  • No feeds found!