Dr. NASSANGA Goretti Linda is a Professor at the Journalism & Communication Department, Makerere University and was the first Head of the Department. She has had a long experience in the media, starting off as a journalist in 1980, moved into training in 1992 and is currently a lecturer and researcher. Her areas of expertise & research include: development communication; women & media; community media; environment/climate communication; media ethics, policy & regulation; global communication; population & health communication; new media and ICT; and peace journalism. She has carried out research in several areas relating to the media and has been a consultant to national, regional and international projects. She has published in international and local journals and has edited a book on media and globalization in the East Africa region.