Violence, the Media and Elections in Kenya

The violence that attended Kenya's 2007 elections shocked the nation's media as well as the larger society.  According to African experts interviewed in this fifth episode of Peacebuilders, Kenyan media has become both more responsible as a result and more oriented toward reaching ethnic-group audiences rather than national ones.

Whether this will lead to an increase or decrease in the importance of ethnicity for Kenyan politics remains to be seen.



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