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ISSN: 2165-7912

Journal of Mass Communication & Journalism
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Reporting Peace Negotiations: Content and Tactics from Uganda's Dailies

Charles Martin Jjuuko*

Development and Communications Specialist, Kisumu, Kenya

*Corresponding Author:
Charles Martin Jjuuko
Development and Communications Specialist
Kisumu, Kenya
E-mail: [email protected]

Received Date: August 27, 2012; Accepted Date: November 29, 2012; Published Date: December 07, 2012

Citation: Jjuuko CM (2012) Reporting Peace Negotiations: Content and Tactics from Uganda’s Dailies. J Mass Commun Journalism 2:134. doi:10.4172/2165-7912.1000134

Copyright: © 2012 Jjuuko CM. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



The media in Uganda face various challenges in their development path although information about this reality is not fully or properly documented. The area of peace journalism is not an exception. Uganda suffered from civil strife, especially armed conflict, between 1966 and 2008. This paper attempts to analyse the representation of peace and armed conflict issues from a peace journalism perspective through a critical assessment of the content published by Uganda’s dailies during the peace negotiations between the Government of Uganda and the Lord’s Resistance Army between 2006 and 2008. It concludes that the two main negotiating parties as well as the analysed media engaged in some level of manipulation to, on the one hand, get their preferred points of view published and, on the other, to guarantee access to key sources of information.


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