Online Journalism in Africa: Trends, Practices and Emerging Cultures

Mabweazara, H. M. , Mudhai, O. F. and Whittaker, J. (Eds.) (2016) Online Journalism in Africa: Trends, Practices and Emerging Cultures. Series: Routledge advances in internationalizing media studies. Routledge: New York. ISBN 9781138689190

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Abstract

Very little is known about how African journalists are forging "new" ways to practise their profession on the web. Against this backdrop, this volume provides contextually rooted discussions of trends, practices, and emerging cultures of web-based journalism(s) across the continent, offering a comprehensive research tool that can both stand the test of time as well as offer researchers (particularly those in the economically developed Global North) models for cross-cultural comparative research. The essays here deploy either a wide range of evidence or adopt a case-study approach to engage with contemporary developments in African online journalism. This book thus makes up for the gap in cross-cultural studies that seek to understand online journalism in all its complexities.

Item Type:Edited Books
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Mabweazara, Dr Hayes
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College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Social and Political Sciences > Sociology Anthropology and Applied Social Sciences
Publisher:Routledge
ISBN:9781138689190

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