Mar
10

MEDIA EMPATHY? WHAT MEDIA EMPATHY?

MEDIA EMPATHY? WHAT MEDIA EMPATHY? By CAMERON DUODU* *Author of The Gab Boys (Andre Deutsch, London.) The first international story that aroused empathy in me as a young Ghanaian journalist was the Soviet invasion of Hungary in November 1956. I empathised with the weak Hungarians who were being battered by the strong “Russian bear”. However,… Continue reading »

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Nov
23

MADNESS AT NOON

Under The Neem Tree MADNESS AT NOON New African Magazine November 2012   Journalism is a funny profession.  When a story  takes possession of a journalist’s  imagination,  nothing can stop the flow of intellectual ‘adrenalin’ into his or her brain.   The journalist can become temporarily ‘maddened’ by the idea of “the scoop” (a piece… Continue reading »

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