Gender in African Media Studies

  • Kristin Skare Orgeret


The main argument of this chapter is that media scholars in general would produce better work if they paid more attention to issues of gender. This chapter attempts to give a broad overview of recent research within the field of gender and communication in Africa, combined with a few deeper dives into some relevant examples. The illustrations will be from both the production side and the content side of the media, but are presented without the intention of covering the entire field exhaustively.


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  • Kristin Skare Orgeret
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  1. 1.Department of Journalism and Media StudiesOslo and Akershus University CollegeOsloNorway

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