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new journal on african media studies

The Journal of African Media Studies (JAMS) is a newly launched interdisciplinary journal that provides a forum for debate on the historical and contemporary aspects of media and communication in Africa.

The first volume (free issue) includes articles such as, e.g.

Positioning African media studies. By Winston Mano

Between journalism ‘universals’ and cultural particulars: challenges facing the development of a journalism programme in an East African context. By Terje S. Skjerda

African media research in the era of globalization. By Nkosi Ndlela

Music advocacy, the media and the Malawi political public sphere, 1958–2007. By John Lwanda

The politics of corruption and the media in Africa. By Helge Rønning

as well as Book and Film Reviews

For more information about the journal and how to submit, visit the
journal’s webpage: Journals of African Media Studies

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