Reporting on Africa: Opening

Mr. Soyinka opened a conference on the future of Africa and its journalistic coverage as part of a meeting on the subject. Mr. Soyinka… read more

Mr. Soyinka opened a conference on the future of Africa and its journalistic coverage as part of a meeting on the subject. Mr. Soyinka discussed several threats to adequate news coverage and speculated on the affect that totalitarian regimes in central Africa could have on journalism and also broached the subject of suppression of information. He said this would have a devastating affect on the citizens of Africa and the perception of democratization in this region. close

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Reporting on Africa: Opening

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Program ID:
84998-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 29, 1997 | 8:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
May 30, 1997 | 5:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • May 29, 1997 | 8:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 29, 1997 | 11:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 30, 1997 | 5:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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