New Book: Speaking Up and Talking Back?

by Hugo Boothby on February 28, 2013

in Alumni,Comdev News,Student Projects,Student work,ø

Speaking Up and Talking Back? Media Empowerment and Civic Engagement among East and Southern African Youth is a new book edited by Örecomm participants Thomas Tufte, Norbert Wildermuth, Anne Sofie Hansen-Skovmoes and Winnie Mitullah. Published by Nordicom as a yearbook from the International Clearinghouse on Children, Youth and Media, this book surveys and explores the dynamic processes of media development and the enlargement of youth driven, deliberative spaces which sub-Saharan Africa is currently experiencing

Speaking Up and Talking Back? Includes a chapter written by ComDev alumnus Rosalind Yarde. In her contribution Hidden Voices on Air. Empowering Tanzanian Youth through Participatory Radio Rosalind draws on her ComDev degree project work in which she collaborated with a group of former street children in the town of Moshi, northern Tanzania to produce participatory radio.

For more information about Speaking Up and Talking Back? Go Here!

To read more about Rosalind’s work in Tanzania and her studies with ComDev Go Here!

To read Rosalind’s ComDev degree project Go Here!



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