The challenges of reporting in Africa
Journalist and blogger, Chika Oduah, talks about the risks of being a journalist in Africa today and the notion that journalism thrives on bad news.
Chika Oduah is the author of the popular blog, "Afrocentric Confessions". Her work has appeared in The New York Times, UK Guardian, The Atlantic, The Huffington Post, CNN, Al Jazeera, National Geographic, National Public Radio, MSNBC, This Is Africa and more. She talks to Yewande Omotoso about her decision to move back to Nigeria and the risks of being a journalist in Africa today.
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