Media Practitioners and Public Opinions on Interactive Shows in Kenya: The Case of Citizen TV’s Power Breakfast / Cheche

Okoth Fred Mudhai, W. Mitullah

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Abstract

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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationKenya`s Media Landscape: A Success Story with Serious Structural Challenges
EditorsChristoph Schmidt
PublisherDW Akademie
Pages150-177
ISBN (Print)978-3-89158-607-5
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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