The African Press, Civic Cynicism, and Democracy Minabere Ibelema

ISBN: 9781403982018

Published: December 15th 2007

Hardcover

296 pages


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The African Press, Civic Cynicism, and Democracy  by  Minabere Ibelema

The African Press, Civic Cynicism, and Democracy by Minabere Ibelema
December 15th 2007 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 296 pages | ISBN: 9781403982018 | 4.71 Mb

Winner of the Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi Award in ResearchThis book explores the thesis that civic cynicism in African countries is a major obstacle to the consolidation of democracy, and that the African press shouldMoreWinner of the Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi Award in ResearchThis book explores the thesis that civic cynicism in African countries is a major obstacle to the consolidation of democracy, and that the African press should address the problem not just among leaders, but also among the general populace.

Finding that corruption has extended from leaders and governmental institutions to the populace itself, the author asserts that the growing independent press needs to intensify its critique of the public attitude and civic orientation, the fertile soil on which corruption in public life has thrived.



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