Shameful Self-promotion: Seam wrote an online essay for the SSRC on 'New media in Africa and the Global Public Sphere'

From Africa is a Country Fri Feb 22 2013, 06:00:10

The main takeaway from #Kony2012 is that it will probably retain some salience--despite the widespread criticism against the film and its makers--for how most people, including some Africans, will engage with Sub-Saharan African issues for the time being. However, more promising for media are the implications of #OccupyNigeria, a series of protests that brought that [...]

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