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Development Governance and the Media: the role of the media in building African society


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Speaker(s): Mark Wilson, James Deane; Gerald Milward-Oliver
Chair: Charlie Beckett

Recorded on 27 June 2007 in Old Theatre, Old Building.

How can the media hold governments in developing countries to account? How can more effective media development improve development more widely? What is the impact of the digital revolution in Africa? Are there fragile states in which media development must be abandoned altogether? This report sets out the POLIS view of 'networked journalism' for fostering media development in Africa.

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