People Speaking Back? Media, Empowerment and Democracy in East Africa (MEDIeA)

  • Tufte, Thomas (Anden)
  • Wildermuth, Norbert (Project participant)
  • Mitullah, Winnie (Project participant)
  • Rweyemamu, Datius (Project participant)

Project: Research

Project Details


MEDIeA is a 2009-2012 collaborative research program between Denmark, Kenya and Tanzania. Its overall objective is to explore the potential role of civil society driven media and communication technologies in enhancing participatory governance processes in East Africa, particularly in Kenya and Tanzania. The program is hosted by ØRECOMM at RUC’s Department of Communication, Business and Information Technologies.
Effective start/end date01/01/200928/02/2015

Collaborative partners

  • Roskilde University (lead)
  • University of Nairobi (Project partner)
  • University of Dar es Salaam (Project partner)


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  • Media, democracy, ethics