The Talking Picture

The Talking Picture

Impact of Mass Media in Kenya, Mali, South Africa, and Uganda

Streaming Video - 2009
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As Africa continues to modernize, the influence of the media in daily life is growing ever larger. This program examines the importance of the press, radio, the Internet, and TV via segments involving the Sowetan, a widely circulated South African newspaper that has its roots in the anti-apartheid struggle; KKC Kagadi, a rural community radio station in Uganda; Kenya-based Africa Online, an Internet service provider with a pan-African reach; and ORTM, the national broadcaster of Malian television. In the process, the program addresses racism, women's issues, grassroots entrepreneurship, access to online information, and the exploitation of street children-particularly twins.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2009], c2004
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (47 min.) : sd., col., digital file


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