Africa's media image in the 21st century : from the "Heart of darkness" to "Africa rising" / edited by Mel Bunce, Suzanne Franks, and Chris Paterson.

  • London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.
  • ©2017
xvii, 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.


Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Introduction: a new Africa's media image? / Mel Bunce, Suzanne Franks, and Chris Paterson
  • Part I. Framing Africa. The international news coverage of Africa: beyond the "single story" / Mel Bunce ; Media perspectives: in defence of Western journalists in Africa / Michela Wrong ; Reporting and writing Africa in a world of unequal encounters / Francis B. Nyamnjoh ; Media perspectives: how does Africa get reported? A letter of concern to 60 minutes / Howard W. French ; How not to write about writing about Africa / Martin Scott ; Bringing Africa home: reflections on discursive practices of domestication in international news reporting on Africa by Belgian television / Stijn Joye ; The image of Africa from the perspectives of the African diasporic press in the UK / Olatunji Ogunyemi
  • Part II. The image makers. Mediating the distant Other for the distant audience: How do Western correspondents in East and Southern Africa perceive their audience? / Toussaint Nothias ; Media perspectives: television reporting of Africa: 30 years on / Zeinab Badawi ; Foreign correspondents in sub-Saharan Africa: their socio-demographics and professional culture / Paulo Nuno Vicente ; Media perspectives: reflecting on my father's legacy in reporting Africa / Salim Amin ; Media perspectives: we're missing the story: the media's retreat from foreign reporting / Anjan Sundaram ; Instagram as a potential platform for alternative Visual Culture in South Africa / Danielle Becker ; Media perspectives: social media and new narratives: Kenyans tweet back / H. Nanjala Nyabola ; A "new Ghana" in "Rising Africa"? / Rachel Flamenbaum
  • Part III. Development and humanitarian stories. Media perspectives: is Africa's development story still stuck on aid? / Eliza Anyangwe ; AIDS in Africa and the British media: shifting images of a pandemic / Ludek Stavinoha ; Media perspectives: a means to an end? Creating a market for humanitarian news from Africa / Heba Aly ; It was a "simple", "positive" story of African self-help (manufactured for a Kenyan NGO by advertising multinationals) / Kate Wright ; Media perspectives: Africa for Norway: challenging stereotypes using humour / Nicklas Poulsen Viki ; Bloggers, celebrities, and economists: news coverage of the Millennium Village Project / Audrey Ariss, Anya Schiffrin, and Michelle Chahine
  • Part IV. Politics in the representation of Africa. Africa through Chinese eyes: new frames or the same old lens? African news in English from China Central Television, compared with the BBC / Vivien Marsh ; Media perspectives: new media and African engagement with the global public sphere / Sean Jacobs ; Shifting power relations, shifting images / Herman Wasserman ; Communicating violence: the media strategies of Boko Haram / Abdullahi Tasiu Abubakar ; Perceptions of Chinese media's Africa coverage / James Wan ; New imperialisms, old stereotypes / Chris Paterson ; Nollywood news: African screen media at the intersections of the global and the local / Noah Tsika.
Other title(s)
Africa's media image in the twenty-first century
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  • 1138962325 ((paperback))
  • 9781138962316 ((hardcover))
  • 1138962317 ((hardcover))
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