Tag Archives: Media regulators

The Zimbabwe Guardian: ‘Zimbabwe journalism in intensive care’

In a letter to the editor, Zimbabwean Nyarai Chidemo urges the country’s media regulators to crack down on ill-informed news reporting and propaganda in the industry.

“Our people deserve better informed presenters who can articulate issues and dissect problems intelligently. Such recycling of ignorance is detrimental to the the health of our society,” writes Chidemo.

Full post at this link…

AOP: UK regulators are stifling international expansion, says i-level founder

Andrew Walmsley, founder of digital marketing agency i-level, livened up the panel discussion on the future of the media industry at yesterday’s Association of Online Publishers (AOP) Digital Publishing Summit.

Media regulators in the UK are holding publishers back, said Walmsley, and digital innovations that would thrive in the US, such as Project Kangaroo – the video on-demand service being jointly developed by the BBC, ITV and Channel, are being stifled here.

Journalism.co.uk caught up with Walsmley off stage at the conference and asked him what the regulators should be doing (apologies for the ‘jazzy’ music in the background, not my choice…):