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Behaving reflectively of the career you pursue is fundamental- journalism students urged


The Shadow Minister for information, Joyce Bagala Ntwatwa has maintained that media professionals are the eyes and ears of the society urging that journalism students aught to behave in a manner that reflects the career they chose to pursue.

Speaking at the Media fest inauguration activities by Africa Renewal University journalism students, Bagala urged that journalism is not necessary about studying, attain a certificate and go but has to reflect within the behaviour of every journalist. “You must behave in a manner that reflects the career you pursue especially for us journalists, we do not pursue this career and sleep over it but the core principals of the career have to be reflected within our behavior to society,” she Said.
In the wake of competition for the job space given the fact that the level of qualified journalists has grown high, Bagala urged students to ascertain that they are brilliant and conversant with every aspect of journalism.

“Widen your knowledge base not to tie yourself below one thing; I want to anchor that’s all, no media is competitive out there. Ensure that your well versed with everything; broadcast, print, photography, production.” She emphasized.

The Media Fest by Africa Renewal University department of journalism and multi Media communication is in memory of fallen veteran Journalists; Francis Bbale, Daniel Kyazze, Rosemary Nankabirwa and Nuliat Nambaziira.

The fest that will climax on November 7 Kick-started with a community outreach under which students cleaned Bulaga-Kalambi daily market and areas of bulaga Kumwenda on Tuesday this week

“Journalism students have been grouped in four families named after the fallen veteran Journalists to compete in different media and journalism categories. This is meant to enable students keep in memory of these fallen role models but also showcase and practice practical journalism skills,” Said Oliver Taremwa, the head of the Journalism and multi Media Communication Department.

Charles Mukiibi, The LC1  defense Chairperson for Bulenga-Kalambi appreciated the students’ move to extend social engagement with the community through the cleanliness of the area adding that it speaks volumes to the leadership initiative of impacting community with individual responsiveness.

“It’s a great honor that this young generation is working with us to not only ensure cleanliness but also dealing away with the stereotype of people thinking it’s those in power to have everything done, cleanliness of our society starts at individual level,” he Said.

The fest that will climax on November 7 will see students showcase various media skills in the midst of various Media dignitaries including relatives and representatives of fallen veteran journalists

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