African Media and the Digital Public Sphere

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ISBN: 978-1-349-37859-3 (Print) 978-0-230-62175-6 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

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    Pages 1-20

    Introduction: New Media and Democracy in Africa—A Critical Interjection

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    Pages 21-40

    Implications for Africa of E-Gov Challenges for Giants South Africa and Nigeria

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    Pages 41-56

    “Misclick” on Democracy: New Media Use by Key Political Parties in Kenya’s Disputed December 2007 Presidential Election

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    Pages 57-71

    Repression, Propaganda, and Digital Resistance: New Media and Democracy in Zimbabwe

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    Pages 73-88

    Democratic Process, Civic Consciousness, and the Internet in Francophone Africa

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    Pages 89-103

    Use of the Internet by NGOs to Promote Government Accountability: The Case of Egypt

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    Pages 105-123

    ICTization beyond Urban Male Elites: Issues of Gender Equality and Empowerment

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    Pages 125-142

    ICTs, Youths, and the Politics of Participation in Rural Uganda

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    Pages 143-163

    Transnationalism, the African Diaspora, and the Deterritorialized Politics of the Internet

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    Pages 165-182

    Globalization from below? ICTs and Democratic Development in the Project “Indymedia Africa”

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    Pages 183-202

    New Public Spheres: The Digital Age and Big Brother

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    Pages 203-222

    Popular Music, New Media, and the Digital Public Sphere in Kenya, Côte d’Ivoire, and Nigeria

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    Pages 223-238

    News Media Use of ICTs amidst War, Violence, and Political Turmoil in the Central African Great Lakes

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    Pages 239-253

    Conflict Coverage in a Digital Age: Challenges for African Media

  16. Back Matter

    Pages 255-260