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Anne Kiguta outweighs Arunga's predicament


Kiguta added that she is a believer and God has grounded her over the years.

She also hinted that newscasters were going through a lot of interviews on television, commenting on former news anchor Esther Arunga in Australia.

During an interview on K24 digitally, Kiguta explained that she had learned much from the case and urged media personalities to be cautious in their daily dealings.

"Everyone likes power, but nobody likes the responsibility that comes with it. I am always careful when young people enter the room.

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"Nothing prepares you for this level of public exposure," she said.

Kiguta urged media outlets to give guidance to young talents in the field and to say that editorial management should often provide direction and protect their brand.

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"Media houses need to take some responsibility when putting talent on the air. Do you have structures to support these women?

"Station stewardship management should take action to support and protect their brand and also support matters that can be very personal," she noted.

Kiguta added that she is a believer and God has grounded her over the years.

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She also hinted that news anchors go by Very often after interviews on television that said, "… you also do not know what we are going through after you ask these difficult questions, and then wish you a good evening.

"I am not perfect than all these other women. These are things that happen to everyone. It's a mistake and you go that way.

Arunga was released from an Australian court on Thursday after she was convicted of the murder of her three-year-old son, Sinclair Timberlake.

She was sentenced to 10 months in prison, but was released on parole.

The former news anchor admitted to lying to the police about her son's death to protect her husband Quincy Timberlake.

According to an autopsy report, Sinclair died in 2014 due to a blunt force trauma on his stomach.

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