|dc.description.abstract||Despite ratification of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Article 19) and recognition
of freedom of opinion and expression by the Constitution of Uganda (1995), state and
media practitioners continue to clash in public space over the right of media to access public
information and to determine content and presentation of media output.
This policy brief discusses integration of universal media freedoms and rights into the media
policy framework, and is based on policy research commissioned by the Uganda Policy Development
Management Forum based at Uganda Management Institute (UMI), in partnership
with Africa Leadership Institute (AFLI).
Data was obtained by document review
and presented to a public policy dialogue
attended by media practitioners, government
technocrats in the ministry of
ICT and National Guidance, Civil Society
Organizations (CSOs), academia and the