Media and the empowerment of communities for social change


This study shows that video and radio, when used in a participatory way, are extremely powerful in giving recognition to marginalised individuals and communities, which then generates the sense of empowerment that enables them to take action for social change.


‘Participatory video as an empowerment tool’ in the book ‘Making Our Media-Global Initiatives Toward a Democratic Public Sphere, Hampton Press, New Jersey, 2009).

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