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Dr. Haron Mwangi (Chief Executive, Media Council CEO) delivers keynote remarks during the Media Roundtable held on Wednesday, March 1 at the Intercontinental Nairobi.

On Wednesday, March 1, USIU-Africa hosted members of the fourth estate at a media roundtable at the Intercontinental Nairobi. The gathering met to discuss the issues surrounding media coverage of the higher education subsector.

Speaking during the event, the Vice Chancellor Prof. Paul Zeleza decried the commercialization of higher education, noting the need for universities to comply with recognizable measurable standards and increase their focus on disseminating research results using new media platforms.
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Journalism alumna Ms. Asha Mwilu (CNN African Journalist of the Year 2016, and KTN Features Editor) makes a point during the Media Roundtable held at the Intercontinental Nairobi on March 1. Looking on are Station Manager - Hot 96 FM Ms. Cynthia Mwangi (second left), News & Social Media Editor - ‎Royal Media Services Mac Otani (third right), Blogger Mr. Maina Kibue (second left) and USIU-Africa Legal Services Director & Company Secretary Ms. Helen P. Ambasa (left).