Creating international support for the development of the news media in Africa

Banda, Fackson (2006) Creating international support for the development of the news media in Africa. Africa Insight (14167). pp. 12-13. ISSN 0256-2804

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Abstract

This article analyses the issues associated with providing support mechanisms for strengthening media institutions in Africa. It takes a historical look at the involvement of international actors in the evolution of African media, arguing that ideology plays a key role in the way international support is crafted for Africa's development, including media development.

Item Type:Article
Additional Information:This article is based on a paper presented during an international conference on 'Africa's news media' held in Nairobi from the 7th to the 9th of August, 2006. The conference was co-organised by the United Nations-affiliated University for Peace and the Nation Media Group, in association with the European Parliamentarians for Africa (AWEPA).
Uncontrolled Keywords:International support; ideology; news media; media development; colonialism
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Divisions:Faculty > Faculty of Humanities > Journalism and Media Studies
ID Code:388
Deposited By: Prof. Fackson Banda
Deposited On:19 Oct 2006
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