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Title:From analogue to digital social media in Africa
Editor:Mano, WinstonISNI
Year:2015
Periodical:Journal of African Media Studies (ISSN 1751-7974)
Volume:7
Issue:2
Pages:105-240
Language:English
City:Bristol
Publisher:Intellect
Geographic terms:Mali
Nigeria
Tunisia
Kenya
Subjects:social media
political action
social change
Link:http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/intellect/jams/2015/00000007/00000002
Abstract:The articles in this issue deal with a variety of subjects related to the transition from analogue to digital broadcasting in Africa, such as the role of social media, transforming cinema space and the role of traditional communication. Articles included: Communicating war in Mali, 2012: on-offline networked political agency in times of conflict (Mirjam de Bruijn, Lotte Pelckmans, Boukary Sangare); Alternative fabrics of hegemony: city squares and street graffiti as sites of resistance and interactive communication flow (Noureddine Miladi); Social media and the #Occupy Nigeria Protests: igniting or damping a Harmattan storm? (Nwachukwu Egbunike, Anthony Olorunnisola); Kenya Decides: Kiswahili, social media and politics in Kenya's 2013 general elections (Natascha Bing); Social media platforms of reality drama: a study of selected Facebook accounts (Kingsley I. Ehiemua, Osakue S. Omoera); Reappraising indigenous African communication systems in the twenty-first century: new uses for ancient media (nnaEmeka Meribe). [ASC Leiden abstract]
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