TITLE

Dictatorship and Democracy Require Different Kinds of Courage

AUTHOR(S)
Dare, Sunday
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Nieman Reports;Summer2006, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the coverage of a controversy surrounding the identity of Salisu Buhari, speaker of the Nigerian House of Representatives. He describes the condition of the Nigerian media after Nigerian military ruler General Abdulsalami Abubakar was replaced by Olusegun Obasanjo in May 1999. He relates the investigations conducted by "The News" regarding the identity of Buhari. He mentions the reporting of "The News."
ACCESSION #
21684808

 

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