The Foreign Correspondents' Association of East Africa has defended incoming New York Times East Africa Bureau Chief Kimiko de Freytas Tamura, over a graphic photo used in her story during the coverage of the Nairobi attack. Tamura came under serious attack from Kenyans who condemned the U.S. newspaper for using a photo from the scene of the attack which showed dead bodies.
FCAEA Urges Respectful Debate on Media Coverage in Kenya
Foreign Correspondents Association of East Africa, 18 January 2019
The Foreign Correspondents’ Association of East Africa (FCAEA) would like to express its deep condolences to the people of Kenya for the appalling terror attack on the Dusit… Read more »
Scene from attack on luxury hotel and office complex in Nairobi
Fury After 'New York Times' Publishes Bodies of Riverside Attack
Nairobi News, 15 January 2019
Kenyans online are up in arms against the New York Times after it published photos of bodies of the Riverside attack victims. Read more »
Press Reactions to Kenya's Latest Terror Attack
RFI, 17 January 2019
The Kenyan papers on Wednesday are all about the deadly attack by al-Shabab jihadists in Nairobi in which 14 people were killed, and President Uhuru Kenyatta's pledge to hold those… Read more »
Why Photographs of Dead in Nairobi Terror Attack Failed Journalism
The Conversation Africa, 17 January 2019
An article by the New York Times on the Riverside terrorist attacks in Nairobi has provoked fury and consternation in Kenya. Read more »
A statement from the FCAEA regarding threats toward member Kimiko de Freytas-Tamura and the debate over media coverage in #Kenya in the aftermath of ... see more »
In the aftermath of the attack on the Riverside Drive hotel and office complex in Nairobi, it is being reported that 11 people have been arrested and the Red Cross has issued a ... Read more »
President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced that the terrorist attack at the Dusit office park that left 14 civilians dead has ended. 700 people were rescued from the complex. Read more »
After speculation that the attack in the Nairobi hotel which claimed over 20 lives was revenge on the decision by the Kenyan government to deploy its troops in to Somalia, ... Read more »
The Daily Nation is reporting that explosions and heavy gunfire have been heard as security officers engage suspected terrorists on Wednesday morning inside the Grosvenor Hotel in ... Read more »
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