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Reporting Africa: Problems and Perspecitives

Franks, Suzanne (2005) Reporting Africa: Problems and Perspecitives. Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture (WPCC), (Specia). ISSN 1744-6716. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:14881)

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Abstract

The paper argues that over the past thirty years there has been a steady decline in the attention Western media have given to reporting Africa. And the end of the cold war has exacerbated this lack of interest. When sub-Saharan Africa is covered in the news it is uniformly as a tale of

politicians are seeking to reinvent our perceptions of Africa and the way that the West engages

that process.

Item Type: Article
Additional information: ISSN 1744-6708 (Print); 1744-6716 (Online)
Uncontrolled keywords: Reporting Africa, stereotypes, foreign reporting, news, disaster news
Subjects: J Political Science
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Politics and International Relations
Depositing User: Suzie Westhead
Date Deposited: 31 May 2009 07:14 UTC
Last Modified: 28 May 2019 13:52 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/14881 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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