KAMPALA — The Uganda Christian University (UCU) journalism Professor, Monica Balya Chibita had been appointed to a United Kingdom top journalism studies Editorial Board.
Prof. Chibita the Dean of the Faculty of Journalism, Media and Communication (FJMC) at the Mukono-based University, according to Glimug, is one of the 15 new members appointed to UK-based editorial board and the only black female appointee.
The journalism Studies editorial board brings together teachers, researchers and journalists from around the world to provide a critical forum for the study of journalism as a subject focus for intellectual and scholarly inquiry as an arena of professional practice.
The board and contributors reflects the global academic community and the journal is devoted to the analysis, scrutiny and development of all aspects of journalism education and studies.
Journalism Studies explores the widest possible range of media within which journalism is conducted; radio, newspapers, magazines, television, multimedia and new technologies.
Professor Chibita is one of the two full professors of Journalism and Communication in Uganda after Professor Gorreti Linda Nassanga, the Department of Journalism and Communication at Makerere University.