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The Quest for Press Freedom
One Hundred Years of History of the Media in Ethiopia
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Quest for Press Freedom
Meseret Chekol Reta
The Quest for Press Freedom is a book about press development and freedom in Ethiopia, with a focus on the state media. It examines the building of a modern media institution over the last one hundred years of its existence, and the restrictions a...
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Meseret Chekol Reta taught in the Department of Journalism at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls until his death in November 2012. He received his Ph.D. in mass communication and from the University of Minnesota, where he also received two master's degrees: one in mass communication and the other in political science. In the 1980s he served as a radio journalist for eight years in his native Ethiopia. For the past few years, Dr. Reta has been a frequent guest on the Amharic Service of Voice of America, commenting on various issues including press freedom in Ethiopia and U.S. electoral politics. In 2007 he co-founded and served as president of the Ethiopian Biographical Resource Center, a project that records biographical information on prominent Ethiopians who have made significant contributions to Ethiopia.
Preface Acknowledgments Abbreviations Glossary General Introduction Part One-The Media in the Pre-Occupation and Occupation Periods (1901-1941) 1 Transition from Traditional to Modern Forms of Mass Communication 2 The Media During the Reign of Emperor Menelik II 3 The Media During the Pre-Occupation Period (1913-1936) 4 The Media During the Occupation Period (1936-1941) Part Two-The Post-Occupation Period: Institutionalization of the Media (1941-1974) Introduction 5 The Print Media 6 Hurdles Against Professionalism 7 Broadcast Media 8 The Ethiopian News Agency 9 Legal and Administrative Controls over the Press 10 The Media in the Last Days of the Monarchy Part Three-The Media in the Era of Revolution (1974-1991) Introduction 11 Print Media 12 Broadcast Media 13 Ethiopian News Agency 14 The Law, the Press, and Professional Association Part Four-The Media in the Age of Ethnic Federalism (1991-) Introduction 15 Print Media 16 Broadcast Media 17 News Agencies 18 Laws and Editorial Policies 19 Restructuring and Manpower Development 20 Professional Organizations 21 Concluding Remarks and Recommendations Appendices Bibliography