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Introducing Community Audio Towers as an alternative to community radio in Uganda
(Journal of Alternative and Community Media, 2016)
Community radio started as an alternative to commercial media. The need for an alternative was clear, with many societal voices unrepresented, indicating the domination of the means of mental production by a few. This ...
The structure of news in Community Audio Towers
(Journal of African Media Studies, 2017)
This article draws attention to the current sensational modernist conceptualization of news as conflict and prominence to argue that news among the poor be understood as activities happening in a village. Findings obtained ...
Community Audio Towers in Uganda
While community broadcasting has been documented for aiding development in the Global South, communities in Uganda engage in narrowcasting and share information using Community Audio Towers (CATs). This challenges our ...