The Pursuit of Truth Can Be Elusive in Africa

Lister, Gwen
June 2001
Nieman Reports;Summer2001, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p52
Discusses the struggles of independent journalists in the African continent in pursuing truthfulness in journalism. Response of governments in Africa to journalists; Significance of the emergence of independent press in Africa; Information on the Windhoek Declaration made by African journalists in 1991; Consequences of the independent press' pursuit of the truth.


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