Radio Discussion : “Is the media telling the Zimbabwean story”

Station: ZiFM Stereo

Date: Monday 20 June 2016

Summary: The aim of the program was to have media practitioners and stakeholders analyse the role of the media in telling the Zimbabwean story.  The analysis looked at the media’s news values and whether these were what the citizens want.  Discussants tackled issues of the media’s reportage of development, gender, and disability vis-a-vis its reportage of politics and governance issues.

Panelists

Media Monitors Director- Patience Zirima

HIFC Director- Virginia Muwanigwa

Senior Assistant Editor- Guthri Munyuki

Peter Banga- Head of Mass Communications Harare Polytechnic

Presenter- Farai Gwaze