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Banda, Fackson

African Media and the Digital Public Sphere

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: New Media and Democracy in Africa—A Critical Interjection
Fackson Banda, Okoth Fred Mudhai, Wisdom J. Tettey

2. Implications for Africa of E-Gov Challenges for Giants South Africa and Nigeria
Okoth Fred Mudhai

3. “Misclick” on Democracy: New Media Use by Key Political Parties in Kenya’s Disputed December 2007 Presidential Election
George Nyabuga, Okoth Fred Mudhai

4. Repression, Propaganda, and Digital Resistance: New Media and Democracy in Zimbabwe
Last Moyo

5. Democratic Process, Civic Consciousness, and the Internet in Francophone Africa
Marie-Soleil Frère, Alain Kiyindou

6. Use of the Internet by NGOs to Promote Government Accountability: The Case of Egypt
Khayrat Ayyad

7. ICTization beyond Urban Male Elites: Issues of Gender Equality and Empowerment
Kutoma J. Wakunuma-Zojer, Patricia K. Litho

8. ICTs, Youths, and the Politics of Participation in Rural Uganda
Carol Azungi Dralega

9. Transnationalism, the African Diaspora, and the Deterritorialized Politics of the Internet
Wisdom J. Tettey

10. Globalization from below? ICTs and Democratic Development in the Project “Indymedia Africa”
Fabian Frenzel, Sian Sullivan

11. New Public Spheres: The Digital Age and Big Brother
Keyan G. Tomaselli, Ruth E. Teer-Tomaselli

12. Popular Music, New Media, and the Digital Public Sphere in Kenya, Côte d’Ivoire, and Nigeria
George Ogola, Anne Schumann, Michael Olutayo Olatunji

13. News Media Use of ICTs amidst War, Violence, and Political Turmoil in the Central African Great Lakes
Marie-Soleil Frère

14. Conflict Coverage in a Digital Age: Challenges for African Media
Rune Ottosen, Okoth Fred Mudhai

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, African Politics, Political Sociology, Public Policy, Democracy, Cultural Policy

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Macmillan Series in International Political Communication
Page amount
275 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230621756
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-37859-3

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