New journalism guidelines set to crackdown on impostors

Media Council of Kenya Chief Executive David Omwoyo speaking during an accreditation sensitisation meeting for media stakeholders at the Sarova Stanley Hotel in Nairobi on October 3, 2019. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Media practitioners have fourteen days to submit their views on proposed accreditation guidelines.
  • In the proposed regulations, a journalist shall be accredited only through editors (in case of those employed by media houses), and the accreditation card shall be surrendered to those editors when terminated from work.

Media practitioners have fourteen days to submit their views on proposed accreditation guidelines.

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