Lova Rakotomalala/CPJ Guest Blogger
Lova Rakotomalala is a U.S.-based Global Voices blogger and the co-founder of the Foko Blog Club, which trains Malagasy citizens in citizen journalism.
After 50 years, journalism at a crossroads in Madagascar
Madagascar recently celebrated its 50th Independence Day, a milestone for a Malagasy press that has been documenting through difficult periods the nation’s tumultuous journey of self-rule. The funny thing is that most of our written press is in French, as in most former French colonies, and we never really question why that is or find…