Journal of Mass Communication & Journalism

ISSN: 2165-7912

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Tom Kwanya


  • Research Article
    Effectiveness of ICT Education in Schools of Journalism in Kenya
    Author(s): Tom KwanyaTom Kwanya

    Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) are transforming the face of modern journalism. The new tools have great potential in facilitating fast, cost-effective and targeted journalism than the traditional media before them. However, this potential cannot be realized fully if the journalists lack the requisite skills to exploit it. Most schools of journalism have recognized the need to equip their graduates with adequate ICT skills and are already offering regular ICT programmes not only at the undergraduate but also at the graduate levels. Further, there are also a number of online courses and on-the-job training models organized by media houses or journalists’ professional associations. In Kenya, however, schools of journalism seemed stuck in time and continued to focus largely on offline journalism. But recently in an attempt to catch-up, these schools have now intro.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2165-7912.1000221

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