Media Discourse of President Barack Obama in Sub-Saharan Africa

Show simple item record Sikanku, G.E. Amoakohene, M.I. 2020-02-13T10:07:57Z 2020-02-13T10:07:57Z 2014-01
dc.description Research Article en_US
dc.description.abstract This study examined how African (The Daily Graphic, The Daily Nation, and non-African news media (The Times, The New York Times, Associated Press) covered Barack Obama’s first visit to sub-Saharan Africa (Ghana). A content analysis of 163 stories found five major themes embedded in media reportage of America’s first black president’s visit to the continent of his father. This includes: globalization, democracy, responsibility, historical and soft news narratives. Even though coverage was neutral across board, the African newspapers concentrated more on the historical and soft news frames while non-African newspapers reported heavily on the democracy and responsibility frame. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher PETER LANG en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries ;113-129
dc.subject Barack Obama en_US
dc.subject sub-Saharan Africa en_US
dc.subject media en_US
dc.subject globalization en_US
dc.title Media Discourse of President Barack Obama in Sub-Saharan Africa en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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