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Women and the mass media in Africa =

Women and the mass media in Africa =

Femmes et média en Afrique.

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Published by AAWORD-AFARD in Dakar .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Mass media and women -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesFemmes et média en Afrique.
      SeriesOccasional paper series / Association of African Women for Research and Development ;, no. 6, Occasional paper series (Association of African Women for Research and Development) ;, no. 6.
      ContributionsAssociation of African Women for Research and Development.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsP94.5.W652 A358 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 216 p. :
      Number of Pages216
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1036812M
      LC Control Number93232345

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The discourse on African women and the mass media is both multifaceted and multidimensional. On one hand, the term “African Women” is such a monolithic and fluid concept which defies a singular study approach; on the other hand, the mass media in its holistic sense continues to experience transitions over decades.

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by Eva-Maria Rathgeber and Edith Ofwona Adera (PDF and HTML with commentary at ) Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms. WOMEN AND THE MASS MEDIA IN AFRICA: CASE STUDIES FROM SIERRA LEONE, THE NIGER AND EGYPT African Training and Research Centre for Women (ECA) Addis Ababa Introduction If Africa is to develop as rapidly as it might, the potential impact of the mass media must be recognized.

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Gender and the Information Revolution in Africa, ed. by Eva-Maria Rathgeber and Edith Ofwona Adera (PDF and HTML with commentary at ) Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms.

Interest in how gender is constructed in African media has been renewed since the democratic transitions in the s across the continent brought liberalization of the media. Re-democratization in Africa set in motion an unprecedented expansion in mass media – print, radio, broadcast, film, internet, and mobile telephony.

The. Not only were women’s issues and leaders excluded from the media, but bias against women was practiced in reporting women’s issues and leaders. Such treatment inspired women in many countries to establish their own magazines, newspapers and book publishing houses during.

Women and Mass Media. Building egalitarian societies is one of the priorities of modern democratic states.

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Mass Media in Sub-Saharan Africa analyzes how historical, political, economic, social, cultural, and stylistic factors have shaped media products in African radio, television, and newspapers. Bourgault investigates three principal influences: the pre-colonial legacy of the oral tradition, the presence of an alienated managerial class, and the domination of African nations by systems based on Reviews: 1.

Mass media is a significant force in modern culture, particularly in America. Sociologists refer to this as a mediated culture where media reflects and creates the culture. Communities and individuals are bombarded constantly with messages from a multitude of sources including TV, billboards, and magazines, to name a few.

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A broad history of mass media in Africa from colonial times forward. Less comprehensive than Bourgaultthe book is most useful for its case studies of mass media in three countries that in the year of publication showed interesting divergences: Zambia, Tanzania, and Nigeria.

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South Africa: The Important Role of Mass Media in Education Biz-Community, 4 May The education of our children has always been emotive and when the mass media.

This chapter analyses the role of the mass media in people’s perceptions of beauty. We summarize the research literature on the mass media, both traditional media and online social media, and how they appear to interact with psychological factors to impact appearance concerns and body image disturbances.

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The nature of the relationship between women and the mass media has been considered in recent years by sociologists and psychologists as well as media critics, in part based on a concern that the way women are portrayed in the media has a deleterious effect on the way women.

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) became the first African American woman to host a television show, the eponymous program selling around the world and breaking many commercial and TV records as it ran until AMERICAN MASS MEDIA'S PORTRAYALS OF BLACK WOMEN THE ACCEPTED IMAGE MASS MEDIA PORTRAYS BLACK WOMEN AS: "SCANDAL" GROUP INTERVIEW mammies, matriarchs, Jezebels, welfare mothers, tragic mulattoes Black women are usually represented in mass media as being one-dimensional or lacking.