While one common mantra on media role especially of broadcast outlets and their practitioners is “to inform, educate and entertain,” the functions of journalism is often associated with empowerment in the Burkean Fourth Estate sense – acting as watchdogs that hold rulers to account and setting societal agenda, partly by providing a platform for debate in the Habermasian public sphere.
|Title of host publication||Kenya`s Media Landscape: A Success Story with Serious Structural Challenges|
|Publication status||Published - 2015|
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Mudhai, O. F., & Mitullah, W. (2015). Media Practitioners and Public Opinions on Interactive Shows in Kenya: The Case of Citizen TV’s Power Breakfast / Cheche. In C. Schmidt (Ed.), Kenya`s Media Landscape: A Success Story with Serious Structural Challenges (pp. 150-177). DW Akademie.