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Kenya: lessons for African and international media

Beckett, Charlie (2008) Kenya: lessons for African and international media. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (12 Apr 2008). Blog.

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Abstract

The recent violence following Kenya’s elections was a profound challenge to journalism in and about Africa. On the one hand there were accusations that foreign media were exaggerating the violence and simplifying a complex political struggle into cliches about tribal hatred. On the other hand there were fears of a Rwanda-style media hate campaign fanning the flames of community conflict. Now James Dean, a highly-respected “media for development” analyst at the BBC World Service Trust has published a report on all aspects of the media and the Kenya crisis.

Item Type: Website (Blog)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/polis/
Additional Information: © 2008 The Author(s)
Subjects: J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 23 May 2017 12:19
Last Modified: 23 May 2017 12:19
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/78447

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