Looking For The Real Africa in Western Media Coverage May11

Looking For The Real...

“I can’t find a normal picture of Africa!” wailed Rebecca Moundio, an assistant editor for Africa Renewal, a magazine covering economic issues on the continent. Sifting through a database of images captured in various African countries, all she could find were pictures of children with...

Now UN Diplomats Fig...

Twitter fever has gone from the masses to Hollywood. Now global diplomats at the UN are the latest to be hit by the bug, creating new ways to cooperate–or jab each other. New media tools were for a long time used sparingly by foreign missions, usually to distribute official statements....