Video -- Assignment Africa Hosted by Hodding Carter
Rossow, Marshel D., The Journalism Educator
*The Press and the Public Project. Assignment Africa. 58-minute video (VHS or 3/4 inch), $185 purchase (including 10 free viewer's guides), $50 rental, available from New Atlantic Productions, 330 W. 42nd St., Suite 2420, New York, N.Y. 10036.
Assignment Africa is a safari into the political problems Western journalists face in covering black Africa. The guide is former White House media chief-turned TV correspondent Hodding Carter.
The video follows three journalists--a CNN correspondent, a Visnews bureau chief, and a Denver Post photographer--as they confront the difficulties of gathering news in several black-African countries. Viewers expecting stereotypical African …
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Publication information: Article title: Video -- Assignment Africa Hosted by Hodding Carter. Contributors: Rossow, Marshel D. - Author. Journal title: The Journalism Educator. Volume: 49. Issue: 3 Publication date: Autumn 1994. Page number: 92. © Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Winter 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.