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Mobilizing rural and community radio in Africa

Manyozo, Linje (2009) Mobilizing rural and community radio in Africa. Ecquid Novi: African Journalism Studies, 30 (1). pp. 1-23. ISSN 0256-0054

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Abstract

Modern-day Africa, like the rest of the developing world, faces increasing social, economic, political, and cultural development challenges, addressing which relies on strategies that have included the use of media and communications toward actively engaging communities in policy formulation and implementation. Radio has borne a huge share of this responsibility, because the medium is pervasive, local, extensive, flexible, available, readily understood, personal, portable, speedy, and efficient. This article discusses the challenges of using radio as an instrument of mobilizing and engaging with communities on the African continent

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://ajs.uwpress.org/
Additional Information: Copyright 2010 by The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Identification Number: UT ISI:000273430100001
Date Deposited: 19 Mar 2010 11:07
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/27445/

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