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SIC Faculty Member Edits Elections Communication Guidelines

Dr. Gilbert Tietaah, a senior lecturer at the Department of Communication Studies was the editor of an Elections Communication Guide developed by the MFWA to promote issues-based and decent campaigning ahead of the 2020 elections in Ghana.

SICS Participates in 2020 Media And Information Literacy Week

The School of Information and Communication Studies, participated in the launch of the 2020 Global Media and Information Literacy Week Celebration in Ghana. The event, which was held at the offices of Penplusbytes under the auspices of UNESCO, was attended by representatives from UNESCO, DW Akademie, University of Ghana, Ghana Institute of Journalism the Ghana National Commission for UNESCO, NCCE, and other Civil Society Organizations.

First Memorial Lecture Held in Honour of A.J Ocansey

The School of Information and Communication Studies, in the College of Education, University of Ghana, in collaboration with the Ocansey and allied families and the Centre for Communication Education, Research and Professional Development at the University of Education, Winneba has organised the first A.J. Ocansey Memorial Lectures in honour of the contributions of Mr. Alfred John Kabu Ocansey towards Ghana’s development and independence struggles.

Department of Communication Studies launches Media and Information Literacy Project: “Youth Media and Information Literacy and the 2020 General Elections”

Prof. Audrey Gadzekpo, Dean of School of Information and Communication, stated that social media has given both politicians and voters the power to easily share and exchange messages and information about issues they care about without having to go through traditional gatekeepers.

News Update from “spot the fake” quiz during Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week Celebration 2019

The School of Information and Communication Studies (SICS) has celebrated their annual MIL week with a quiz competition, - Spot the Fake. The competition was a keenly contested one with NAFTI emerging as the eventual winner.

School of Information and Communication Studies Holds Academic Seminar on Investigative Journalism In Ghana

The School of Information and Communication Studies of the University of Ghana has held an academic seminar on investigative journalism in Ghana at the Bank of Ghana Auditorium on the theme “Anasisim’, Investigative Journalism and the Fight against Corruption: Interrogating Methods, Ethics, Legality, Impact, and Matters Arising from Number 12”.

Department of Information Studies holds Public Lecture to commemorate 70th Anniversary of University of Ghana

Mrs. Judith Opoku-Boateng, Archivist at the Institute of African Studies has presented a lecture on “The Roles of Archives in Nation Building, 70 years of University of Ghana’s Role in Unifying Cultures”, as part of activities organized by the Department of Information Studies to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the University of Ghana.

Dr. Margaret Amoakohene Appointed to the Council of State

Dr. Margaret Ivy Amoakohene, who is currently the Head of the Department of Communication Studies, University of Ghana and a senior lecturer who teaches Public Relations and Qualitative Research at the Department, has been appointed to the Council of State....

UG Launches Collegiate System

The University of Ghana has officially inaugurated its Collegi