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Participatory Politics and Citizen Journalism in a Networked Africa

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Recapturing Citizen Journalism: Processes and Patterns
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    Chapter 2 Networked Social Journalism: Media, Citizen Participation and Democracy in Nigeria
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    Chapter 3 Crossing Taboo Lines: Citizen Journalism Ethics in Political Crisis Settings
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    Chapter 4 The Positioning of Citizen-Influenced Radio in the Battle for the Control of Minds
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    Chapter 5 Why the Arab Spring Never Came to Ethiopia
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    Chapter 6 Citizen Journalism at Crossroads: Mediated Political Agency and Duress in Central Africa
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    Chapter 7 South African Arab Spring or Democracy to Come? An Analysis of South African Journalists’ Engagement with Citizenry through Twitter
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    Chapter 8 Digital Technologies and the Extractive Sector: The New Wave of Citizen Journalism in Resource-Rich Countries
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    Chapter 9 Crowdfunding: A Harambee for African Journalism?
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    Chapter 10 Politics of Passion and the Pursuit of Propaganda in Zimbabwe’s State Media: A Study of the Case of The Herald
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    Chapter 11 Beyond Blind Optimism: The Case of Citizen Journalism in the Struggle for Democracy in Zimbabwe
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    Chapter 12 Political Participation, Alternative Media and Citizen Journalism in Lusophone Africa
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    Chapter 13 Between “Bottom-Up” Journalism and Social Activism in Unequal Societies: The Case of GroundUp in South Africa
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    Chapter 14 Citizen Journalism and National Politics in Zimbabwe: The Case of the 2008 and 2013 Elections
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    Chapter 15 Citizen Journalism in Kenya as a Contested “Third Space”
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    Chapter 16 Citizen Journalism and the Ebola Outbreak in Africa
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    Chapter 17 From Citizen Journalism to Human Rights Journalism: Framing the Ebola Epidemic in Sierra Leone on Facebook
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Participatory Politics and Citizen Journalism in a Networked Africa
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Palgrave Macmillan UK, January 2016
DOI 10.1057/9781137554505
978-1-349-56835-2, 978-1-137-55450-5

Mutsvairo, Bruce

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Country Count As %
United States 1 4%
Unknown 22 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 6 26%
Student > Ph. D. Student 6 26%
Researcher 2 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 1 4%
Student > Bachelor 1 4%
Other 4 17%
Unknown 3 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 11 48%
Arts and Humanities 6 26%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 2 9%
Philosophy 1 4%
Unknown 3 13%