Journalism in Africa: Who’s Telling Our Story?

Friday, February 18, 2011
New York University
Puck Building, 295 Lafayette Street
Rudin Conference Room

At 5.30pm.

Nassirou Diallo (Committee to Protect Journalists), Ebba Kalondo (Media Institute of Southern Africa), Noel King (The Takeaway, WNYC), Shamira Muhammad (NYU Global Journalism ‘11), Femi Oke (The Takeaway, WNYC), Brooke Silva (Earthchild Production).

Cosponsored by: NYU Africa House and NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute

Via Din Clarke.

Further Reading

Goodbye, Piassa

The demolition of an historic district in Addis Ababa shows a central contradiction of modernization: the desire to improve the country while devaluing its people and culture.

And do not hinder them

We hardly think of children as agents of change. At the height of 1980s apartheid repression in South Africa, a group of activists did and gave them the tool of print.

The new antisemitism?

Stripped of its veneer of nuance, Noah Feldman’s essay in ‘Time’ is another attempt to silence opponents of the Israeli state by smearing them as anti-Jewish racists.