Ramata Soré/CPJ Guest Blogger
Ramata Soré has been a journalist with L'Evénement, a bimonthly published in Ouagadougou, since 2001.
Africa’s path to press freedom goes online
Fifty years ago, development journalism helped to silence dissenting voices: One had to rally to the fathers of the nation for the sake of national unity. Accordingly, the legacy of these 50 years of Francophone media in Africa is freedom of the press and opinion. Journalists prod the elites, who are allergic to criticism, and…