Towards alternative media as critical media in Africa

Mano, W. and Mukhongo L. 2016. Towards alternative media as critical media in Africa. Journal of Alternative and Community Media. Volume 1 (1), pp. 27-29.

TitleTowards alternative media as critical media in Africa
AuthorsMano, W. and Mukhongo L.
Abstract

Social media have enhanced and reshaped alternative media in Africa. It was unsurprising, for example, that the February 2016 edition of New African magazine dedicated its cover to protesters from South Africa, under the heading ‘The #ashtag generation: Inside the new protest movements’. It referred to hashtags such as #RhodesMustFall, #FeesMustFall and #ZumaMustFall as having played a critical role in shaping the struggles from below (Nyamnjoh, 2016). [...]

KeywordsAlternative media, Critical media
JournalJournal of Alternative and Community Media
Journal citationVolume 1 (1), pp. 27-29
ISSN2206-5857
Year2016
PublisherGriffith University
Publisher's versionTowards alternative media as critical media in Africa.pdf
Web address (URL)https://joacm.org/index.php/joacm/article/view/856
Publication dates
Published2016
LicenseCC BY-NC-ND 3.0 AU

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