Free online course - Why Does Media Matter for Development

Published by  Communications

On 16th Nov 2020

This comprehensive four-week free course will show you the ways that international development is conceptualised, imagined and communicated as an area of study.

You’ll decipher the ways in which these understandings impact individuals living in different parts of the world, and how the media can shape, address and enhance key ideas and debates.

Through a range of different case studies - including in Kenya’s capital Nairobi - you’ll discover the integral role of the media and communication in development processes and social change.

You’ll address key ideas, concepts and debates about media representations of development, community media, participatory media, public media and the use of social media within international development campaigns.

You'll also get to grips with how the media can tackle uneven international development - and the poverty that comes with it - as well as how the media can promote further development.

For further information and to enrol for this free course, please follow this link.

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