Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Journalists get peanuts

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Arua - Journalists working for radio stations in the West Nile region earn as little as Shs500 (US$0.25) per story. According to a survey carried out in the region, the little pay forces journalists to concentrate on ‘public relations stories’ that are paid for by politicians and businessmen who get coverage.
Speaking during a three-day workshop organised by UNESCO and Uganda Journalists Union (UJU) recently, the UJU General Secretary Stephen Ouma Bwire noted that several journalists had

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