Introduction: Online Journalism in Africa

Mabweazara, Hayes (2014) Introduction: Online Journalism in Africa. In: Online Journalism in Africa: Trends, Practices and Emerging Cultures. Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies . Routledge, London, UK, pp. 1-13. ISBN 9780415503747

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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: Book Chapter
ISBN: 9780415503747
Subjects: Writing & Journalism > Journalism
Writing & Journalism
Courses by Department: The School of Writing & Journalism > Journalism
Depositing User: Hayes Mabweazara
Date Deposited: 06 Mar 2017 15:10
Last Modified: 03 May 2017 10:45
URI: http://repository.falmouth.ac.uk/id/eprint/2156

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