Challenging the stereotypes of “Africa”
Regular readers of this blog will know that we are on a quest to change perceptions of “Africa”.
We have launched a news service, that focuses on the stories of real change on the African continent that do not get reported by mainstream media.
Called “The World’s Best News”, we are using social media to highlight the remarkable progress that many developing countries are making.
Have a look:
Just to whet your appetite, here are some examples of what you will find there:
If you are interested in learning more about the reasons why we have started The World’s Best News, have a read of these articles:
- The future of NGO communications? (and do click on the links in that article)
- Good news from the developing world – some real life examples.
- “Finding Frames” and how NGOs talk about global development
- Dóchas members’ Code of Conduct on communications
So go on, click “Follow” on any of these:
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