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Media & Democracy in Zimbabwe 1931-2002 (Critical Studies in African Media & Culture, 5)

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Published by International Academic Publishers .
Written in English


  • Radio,
  • General,
  • Political Science,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Broadcasting,
  • Broadcasting policy,
  • Political aspects,
  • Zimbabwe,
  • Politics/International Relations

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12327067M
ISBN 101588681564
ISBN 109781588681560

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Media and Democracy in Zimbabwe, James Joseph Zaffiro. International Academic Publishers, - Political Science - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Preface. iii: Broadcasting Political Change and Legitimacy. James J. Zaffiro is the author of Media & Democracy In Zimbabwe ( avg rating, 1 rating, 1 review, published ) and News Media and Foreig /5. This book probes the vitality, potentiality and ability of new communication and technological changes to drive online-based civil action across Africa. In a continent booming with mobile innovation and a plethora of social networking sites, the Internet is considered a powerful platform used by pro-democracy activists to negotiate and sometimes push for reform-based political . Abstract. Zimbabwe has been in a state of acute political and economic crisis since Although the causes of the crisis are multifaceted, the predominant view is that there is a breakdown in the rule of law and observance of human rights by the state that is faced with overwhelming pressure from civil society, opposition parties, and the news media to embrace .

Zaffiro, J. J. () Media & Democracy in Zimbabwe: – (Colorado Springs: International Academic Publishers Ltd.). Google Scholar Zeleza, T. P. () ‘The Media in Social Development in Contemporary Africa’ in K. Njogu and J. Middleton (eds.) Media and Identity in Africa (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press for the. Follow James J. Zaffiro and explore their bibliography from 's James J. Zaffiro Author Page. As the political and economic crisis in Zimbabwe worsened between and , the state embarked on an intense propaganda campaign. Facing an increasingly popular opposition, the state adopted a two-pronged strategy of marketing its programmes while subjecting the opposition to violence and negative publicity. Zaffiro, J. () Media and Democracy in Zimbabwe: Colorado Springs, CO: International Academic Publishers. Thinking of the Other: Reflections inspired by .

Media games and shifting of spaces for political communication in Zimbabwe new book entitled, Zaffiro, J. () Media and Democracy in Zimbabwe, –, Colorado Springs. Zimbabwe only obtained independence in and the first university program in Media Studies was founded in at the University of Zimbabwe (Banda et al., ). South Africa, on the other hand, had a number of media and communication programs . He is the author of Making History in Mugabe’s Zimbabwe: politics, intellectuals and the media. The Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace in Zimbabwe GUKURAHUNDI IN ZIMBABWE, a report on the disturbances in Matalbeleland and the Midlands pp., maps, illus., paperback, Reprint, Johannesburg, () R media and democracy, media accountability, self regulation, media council In the early s, Tanzania – like the rest of Africa – embarked on political reforms to institute liberal democracy (Shivji, ). Among other forms of liberalization came the opening to a free press deemed integral to pluralistic democracy (Kilimwiko, ).