Journal of Mass Communication & Journalism

ISSN: 2165-7912

Open Access

Embracing Media Advancement for Realization of Millennium Development Goals in Kenya


Maoga O Andrew

Language being the human capacity for acquiring and using complex systems of communication is intertwined and interrelated with different communications; Computing, fine art, life science, music, conversations and dialogue as part of the aspects of media. Thus, language and media are key factors in realization of millennium development goals that comprise of total universal education, gender equity, end of poverty and hunger for all, optimum child health, control and combat of HIV/AIDS, realization of environmental sustainability and achievement of global partnership. To achieve this, Kenya must address fields under social sciences and humanities such as; anthropology, archaeology, business administration, communication, criminology, economics, education, government, linguistics, international relations, political science, geography, history, law, psychology, philosophy, religion, visual performing arts like theatre works, area studies and cultural studies among others. Infrastructure development is vital in realization of social, economic, political, psychological and physical stability of any nation. Equitable and sustainable funding in social sciences and humanities, in language development, technological improvement and media freedom is necessary to shape the society positively in terms of cultural aspects, norms and believes. A well informed society is critical in strategizing for realization of millennium development goals in Kenya.


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