Thursday, February 22, 2024

Tag: Media

Council of Ministers approves draft media proclamation

The Council of Ministers approved a draft proclamation on media outlets which will serve as a legal framework for print and broadcast media together with the first legal framework for Internet media.

Draft law introduces paid campaign ads

A draft directive jointly prepared by the National Election Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) and the Ethiopian Broadcast Authority (EBA) has introduced a provision that allows political parties to run paid campaign advertisements.

Media implicated in violence following Hachalu’s death

In one of the most polarizing events in the country’s politics, three media outlets have been implicated in fueling the conflicts that followed the killing of the renowned Oromo musician and political activist, Hachalu Hundessa. The government said that it has been monitoring these media outlets for long.

Forum discusses journalists’ safety, security

The East African Editors Forum (EAEF) is organizing a discussion on the safety and security of journalists in the Eastern Africa region. In a statement that the Forum sent to The Reporter, it indicated that the discussion will focus on the challenges facing journalists while doing their jobs. The full statement of the Forum reads as follows. The discussion, which is set to be held virtually on May 3, 2020, is organized in observance of the World Press Freedom Day.

Multipolarity  emerges as new media feature

Despite the fact that the majority of reporting by the media in Ethiopia is about politics, the development of multipolar coverage is identified as one of the new features of the country’s media.