Participatory Politics and Citizen Journalism in a Networked Africa

A Connected Continent

  • Bruce Mutsvairo

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Recapturing Citizen Journalism: Processes and Patterns

  3. Recapturing Production Practices

  4. Prospects, Promises and Pitfalls

  5. Perceptions and Critiques

About this book

Introduction

This book investigates the role of citizen journalism in railroading social and political changes in sub-Saharan Africa. Case studies are drawn from research conducted by leading scholars from the fields of media studies, journalism, anthropology and history, who uniquely probe the real impact of technologies in driving change in Africa.

Keywords

Journalism citizen politics ethics Africa Framing journalism journalists media media studies Propaganda radio

Editors and affiliations

  • Bruce Mutsvairo
    • 1
  1. 1.Northumbria UniversityUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137554505
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2016
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Literature, Cultural and Media Studies
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-56835-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-55450-5
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