Karam, Beschara

Perspectives on Political Communication in Africa

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Table of contents

Part I. Conceptualising Political Communication in the Digital Age

1. Key Developments in Political Communication in Africa
Bruce Mutsvairo, Beschara Karam

2. Theorising Political Communication in Africa
Beschara Karam

3. Split: Missing the Master Signifier in the Role of the Media in a Democracy: The Tension between the ANC’s President Jacob Zuma and the Media in South Africa
Glenda Daniels

4. Hashtags: #RhodesMustFall, #FeesMustFall and the Temporalities of a Meme Event
Pier Paolo Frassinelli

Part II. Emergent Narratives: Complex and Contradictory Attitudes between Media and Politics

5. Determinants of Participation in Political Communication in Uganda’s Broadcast Media: Implications for Women
Emilly Comfort Maractho

6. Mapping Zambia’s Press Freedom Trajectory: A Longitudinal Study Examining Parliamentarians’ Perceptions of the Media
Twange Kasoma, Gregory Pitts

7. At War: Government and Media Tensions in Contemporary Kenya and the Implications for Public Interest
Sam Kamau

8. Communicating Politics and National Identity: The Case of Mozambique
Gisela Gonçalves, Stélia Neta João Mboene Mapanzene

Part III. Online and Offline Mapping of Interactive Politics and Media

9. Digital Media and Political Citizenship: Facebook and Politics in South Africa
Tanja Bosch

10. Framing the Debate on ‘Kagame III’ in Rwanda’s Print Media
Margaret Jjuuko

11. ‘Us’ versus ‘Them’: Exploring Ethno-Regional Contestations in Nigerian Political Communication
Mercy Ette

12. Romancing the Media: A Critical Interrogation of Political Communication in Presidential Elections in Kenya
George Nyabuga, Wilson Ugangu

13. Fake It till You Make It: The Role, Impact and Consequences of Fake News
Ylva Rodny-Gumede

Part IV. Local Politics in a Globalised World

14. Political Communication in a Regressed Democracy: An Analysis of Political Party Advertising Campaigns in Zimbabwe’s 2008 Harmonised Election
Tendai Chari

15. Interviews with Ivorian Political Journalists: Examining the Political Role of Local and Foreign Journalists during Ivory Coast’s 2010–2011 Electoral Crisis
Jeslyn Lemke

16. Political Communication in Ghana: Exploring Evolving Trends and Their Implications for National Development
Africanus Lewil Diedong

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, African Culture, Media and Communication, Political Communication, African Politics

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