Vice President Alupo Addresses The Uganda Journalists Association, Calls For Responsible Journalism

Posted on Feb 08, 2023
By Derrick Passy

"Stop spreading half, inaccurate, or even false or fake information as we are witnessing on social media platforms" Alupo



Vice President Jessica Alupo has called on members of Uganda Journalists Association to exercise responsible journalism saying all rights come with a duty of responsibility, especially to the country. She rallied them to build, not break, and encouraged them to take keen interest in the development journey of Uganda, taking into consideration its past, present and its future aspirations. "Be the voice that shapes a better future, report accurately,dont discriminate and promote dialogue always".


Alupo addressed over 600 Journalists who are drawn from all regions of Uganda at Kyambogo University where they are undertaking a 6 day retreat, running under the theme: Socio-Economi Transformation for Journalists.


She hailed them as active partners and key pillars that play one of the key pillars in building a vibrant democracy, constitutionalism, rule of law, justice, and an informed society of shared prosperity.



 Lt.General Peter Elwelu, the Deputy Chief of Defense Forces and Brig General Charity the Deputy Commander SFC had addressed the gathering earlier.


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