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Africa's media, democracy, and the politics of belonging

Author: Francis B Nyamnjoh
Publisher: London ; New York : Zed Books : Distributed in the U.S.A. exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An overview of the press and mass media in Africa today and their contribution to democratization.

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Nyamnjoh, Francis B., 1961-
Africa's media, democracy, and the politics of belonging.
London ; New York : Zed Books : Distributed in the U.S.A. exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2005
(OCoLC)607736443
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Francis B Nyamnjoh
ISBN: 1842775820 9781842775820 1842775839 9781842775837
OCLC Number: 55682667
Description: 308 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : media, belonging and democratisation in Africa --
1. In the name of democracy : the press and its predicaments --
2. Media ethics, professionalism and training in Africa --
3. Multiparty politics in Cameroon --
4. The official media, belonging and democratisation --
5. The legal framework and the private press --
6. Professionalism and ethics in the private press in Cameroon --
7. Creative appropriation of ICTs, rumour, press cartoons and politics --
8. Liberal democracy : victim of a partisan and ethnic press --
9. Communications policies in Africa : lessons from the West.
Responsibility: Francis B. Nyamnjoh.
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'This is an exceptionally rich and thought-provoking work. Nyamnjoh gives us a vivid, well researched picture of the new African media landscape, while asking probing questions about both Read more...

 
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