In Zimbabwe, the Independent Press Struggles to Survive

Karanja, David
September 2000
Nieman Reports;Fall2000, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p79
Deals with the challenges facing freedom of the press in Zimbabwe. Mass media entities controlled by the government of Zimbabwe; Difficulties in trying to reform the media; Effect of economic troubles on publications.


Related Articles

  • Indonesia: Learning the Ropes of Press Freedom. Tesoro, Jose Manuel // UNESCO Courier;Feb2000, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p43 

    Focuses on the status of press freedom in Indonesia following the end of Indonesian President Suharto's rule in May 1998. End of government control over the media; Increase in media licenses; Significant role played by the `Tempo' newsweekly magazine in press freedom. INSET: Website of the Month.

  • National interest means all of us. Mazwai, Thami // Finance Week;12/17/99, p19 

    Focuses on press freedom and editorial independence in South Africa. Definition of national interest; Role of media in the society.

  • Moving From Soviet Domination to Press Freedom. Hamilton, John Maxwell // Nieman Reports;Winter2000, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p92 

    Highlights the establishment of independent news media and press freedom in Georgia. Economic conditions affecting newspapers; Investments of business and political leaders in media; How the World Bank is promoting economic reforms in Georgia.

  • Unprecedented independence. Fitzgerald, Mark // Editor & Publisher;7/8/95, Vol. 128 Issue 27, p17 

    Focuses on the growing news media freedom in Latin America. Study by the Freedom Forum entitled `Changing Patterns--Latin America's Vital Media'; Weaker independence in the newspaper sector compared to their broadcast counterparts; Countries with the most aggressive press.

  • Relishing but abusing freedoms. Tseng, Osman // Nieman Reports;Fall96, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p75 

    Focuses on the status of mass media in Taiwan. Lifting of ban on establishment of new newspapers; Legalization of cable television; Criticisms of President Lee Teng-hui; Use of press freedom to voice out views on China.

  • Opinionated, rambunctious--and powerful. Coronel, Sheila S. // Nieman Reports;Fall96, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p77 

    Focuses on the status of mass media in the Philippines. Power of the press; Criticism of authority; Exposition of official corruption and abuse; Lack of substantial analysis of day-to-day events; Demand for journalists.

  • All Things Considered at 30. Campbell, Kim // Christian Science Monitor;5/3/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 111, p18 

    Discusses events related to media, including the anniversary of World Press Freedom Day.

  • Introduction.  // ESSACHESS;2012, Vol. 5 Issue 1(9), p7 

    This article discusses papers published within the issue, including one a brief history of the Press Freedom Index of Reporters sans Frontières and another on the attitude of the public towards freedom of expression in a changing media environment.

  • Uneasy Silence in Moscow.  // Christian Science Monitor;4/20/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 102, p10 

    Discusses the importance of free press, in light of the efforts of the Russian government to control the media in Russia.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics