Posts Tagged ‘media censorship’

 
 

Press Now

Press Now is a Dutch non-governmental organization (NGO) that was founded in 1993 by journalists, politicians and other involved individuals, who were concerned about the war in Yugoslavia. The organization supports  media freedom in various countries in the world. It is based in Hilversum, the Netherlands.
Press Now in recent years have been very active in Eastern [...]

Alternative Media, Diasporas and the Mediation of the Zimbabwe Crisis’, Ecquid Novi.

Moyo, D. (2007). Alternative Media, Diasporas and the Mediation of the Zimbabwe Crisis’, Ecquid Novi. African Journalism Studies 28/1&2.: 81-105.
The Zimbabwean people in other country’s are using new media, especially internet, to answer to the state repression of the mass media. The value of these, often foreign based, journalistic websites in relations to the state [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: August 27, 2010

The media and politics in Zimbabwe: Turning left while indicating right’.

Mano, W. (2008). The media and politics in Zimbabwe: Turning left while indicating right’, The International Journal of Press/Politics,13, 507-514.
This article gives insight in the way the ruling government uses public service media. The policies regarding media have been very strict and the national newsspace is now more narrow than ever. This research also looks [...]

The role of the media in Zimbabwe.

Chavunduku, M.G. (2003). The role of the media in Zimbabwe. The right to tell: The role of mass media in economic development. Washington, (pp. 281-290).
This chapter discuusses the essential role that independent media fulfil towards social development and economic growth in Zimbabwe. There is a historical section that discripes the role of the media after [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: August 27, 2010

Popular Reactions to State Repression: Operation Murambatsvina in Zimbabwe

Bratton, M. & Masunungure, E. (2007). Popular Reactions to State Repression: Operation Murambatsvina in Zimbabwe. African Affairs 106(422), 21-45.
This article includes a survey on some political changes in 2005 that narrow the freedom of press in urban areas. It shows that the repression the state uses doesn’t work effectively on all counts and there are [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: August 27, 2010