African Media Products

  • Peace Journalism in East Africa

    A Manual for Media Practitioners, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fredrick Ogenga

    This concise edited collection explores the practice of Peace Journalism in East Africa, focusing specifically on the unique political and economic contexts of Uganda and Kenya. The book offers a refreshing path towards transformative journalism in East Africa through imbibing pan-African…

    Hardback – 2019-07-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Journalism Studies

  • Borders, Media Crossings and the Politics of Translation

    The Gaze from Southern Africa, 1st Edition

    By Pier Paolo Frassinelli

    This book examines concepts of the border and translation within the context of social and cultural theory through the lens of southern Africa. Borders, Media Crossings and the Politics of Translation studies a diverse range of media representations of borders, imagined borders, border…

    Hardback – 2019-06-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Reporting African Elections

    Towards a Peace Journalism Approach, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Adebayo

    The ability to be divided along ethnic and religious lines is inherent to much of Africa’s media. Such potentially divisive reporting has the ability to incite violence through prejudiced information, particularly during election processes.Reporting African Elections examines the impact of media…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge African Studies

  • African Language Digital Media and Communication

    1st Edition

    Edited by Abiodun Salawu

    While some academic attention has been paid to the impact of new digital technologies on African media in the colonial languages of English, French and Portuguese, there is a dearth of research into African language digital communication. This book analyses the online presence of African language…

    Hardback – 2018-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • African Women, ICT and Neoliberal Politics

    The Challenge of Gendered Digital Divides to People-Centered Governance, 1st Edition

    By Assata Zerai

    How can we promote people-centered governance in Africa? Cell phones/ information and communications technology (ICT) are shown to be linked to neoliberal understandings of more democratic governance structures, defined by the Worldwide Governance Indicators as: the rule of law, corruption-control,…

    Hardback – 2018-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Gender and Sexuality in Africa

  • African Film Studies

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Boukary Sawadogo

    African Film Studies: An Introduction is an accessible and authoritative textbook on African cinema as a field of study. The book provides a succinct and comprehensive study of the history, aesthetics, and theory of sub-Saharan African cinematic productions that is grounded in the field of film…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25
    Routledge

  • The Media and Aid in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Whose News?, 1st Edition

    By Lena von Naso

    News coverage on Africa is closely connected not only with how Western audiences see the continent, but also with how a wide Western audience builds its opinion on issues that carry consequences for the public's and governments' support and policy towards development aid. The Western media…

    Hardback – 2018-02-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • A Relational Model of Public Discourse

    The African Philosophy of Ubuntu, 1st Edition

    By Leyla Tavernaro-Haidarian

    Contemporary democratic discourses are frequently, though not exclusively, characterized by an attitude of ‘pro and con' where the aim is to persuade others, a jury or an audience, of what is right and what is wrong. Challenging such procedures, this book teases out an alternative model of public…

    Hardback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Communication Studies

  • #FeesMustFall and Youth Mobilisation in South Africa

    Reform or Revolution?, 1st Edition

    By Musawenkosi W Ndlovu

    This book examines the historical FeesMustFall (FMF) university student protests that took place in South Africa and shows how the enduring historical construction, representation and conceptualisation of South African youth (as typically radical and political) contributed to the (mis)…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Africa

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