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2016 Jakarta World Forum for Media Development
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Wednesday, September 21 • 11:30 - 12:00
Growth of online media in Africa

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Africa has had a somewhat unique ride with digital disruption as the arrival of mobile telephone brought in the unconnected in droves. While mobile internet has delivered major shifts in the consumption of media it has also presented huge challenges for traditional media houses, given its constantly shifting landscape and entry of new players. It has been quite a journey chasing audiences in a sustainable manner and some unique African lessons have been learnt.


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Churchill Otieno

Managing Editor - Digital, Nation Media Group
Churchill Otieno, Kenya, is the Managing Editor (Digital) at Nation Media Group. He is a career journalist with more than 20 years of experience in digital and print media, and communication strategies. He is specialised in digital content generation and publishing. He is the Secretary for Digital Media- Kenya Editors’ Guild. He has published on issues pertaining to ‘Social Media and Youth Interest in Politics in Kenya’ and ‘Mobile... Read More →


Wednesday September 21, 2016 11:30 - 12:00
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