Africa and the Media: Positive, Negative or Misrepresented Image? The following paper looks at whether or not Africa’s image in the media is positive, negative or misinterpreted. After reviewing the resources, it may be argued that Africa’s image is largely a negative one – and this image arises from a wilful effort to portray the continent as hapless and feckless. The ensuing several pages will elaborate upon this notion at length and insist that Africa does suffer from an inappropriate image abroad, but that image is partly created by the development of both a neo-liberal paradigm that advances the powerful interests of certain privileged sectors of the Global North – and also by legitimate disquiet over the poor leadership of the...The end:
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