A Bittersweet Victory or a Sugarcoated Defeat?

Less than a week after the Daily Monitor and Red Pepper reopened, the two largest independent newspapers are steering clear of any controversial topics. Did they concede their independence to the government? And what triggered this media storm in the first place?

I explore these questions with Risdel Kasasira in Think Africa Presshttp://thinkafricapress.com/uganda/daily-monitor-red-pepper-sejusa-museveni 

Ugandan civil society members protest the muzzling of their freedom of speech before being dispersed with tear gas on Tuesday. Photo courtesy of http://news.ugo.co.ug/

Ugandan civil society members protest the muzzling of their freedom of speech before being dispersed with tear gas on Tuesday. Photo courtesy of http://news.ugo.co.ug/

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