ERIC Number: ED207056
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Rural Journalism in Africa. Reports and Papers on Mass Communication No. 88.
Ansah, Paul; And Others
This report details a series of Unesco sponsored surveys, on the developing newspapers in rural Africa, that explored (1) the conditions conducive to the establishment and continuity of rural newspapers; (2) sources for training rural journalists; (3) the use of research; and (4) ways and means of using to advantage the varied resources already available. The first section of the report gives an overview of the rural African newspaper. The second section discusses the resources for training in rural journalism, while the third section covers the origins, development, and present situation of rural newspapers in Africa, country by country. The fourth section discusses the conclusions of the surveys and the future of rural newspapers. Appended is a section on rural newspapers and African languages. (HTH)
Descriptors: African Culture, Developing Nations, Journalism, Media Research, Newspapers, Rural Areas
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Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Identifiers: Africa; Media Role; Unesco