Call for Papers on Media for Children and Young People

Written by: 

The Department is calling for abstracts of papers for inclusion in the book. Submissions must focus on the general theme of the book: “Media for Children and Young People”.

The sub-themes include:
• Theoretical perspectives to Child programming
• Child Programming from the civil society point of view; emerging issues, opportunities, challenges and way forward.
• Public service broadcasting and children programming
• Children’s content in the print media

Submission procedure

Intending authors are required to submit the abstract by email to or not later than 20th February, 2014:

1. An abstract of not more than 500 words;
2. A brief version of their current curriculum vitae, including contact addresses.

Authors whose abstracts will meet the criteria will be notified by 14th March, 2014.

Contact Person
Dr Gorreti Nassanga,
Associate Professor/ Senior Lecturer
Department of Journalism and Communication,
Makerere University,
P.O.Box 7062,

Phone: +256 772 503 878