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And Now for the Bad News

Synopsis
Examines the role of the media in developing countries taking as its example Guinea Bissau which was until recently a Portuguese colony. Explains the country’s political and economic background and how this historical experience determines the country’s structures in the field of communication and information. Considers how developing countries are treated in the Western media.
Language
English
Country
Denmark
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 25 min.
Year of production
1982
Availability
Hire
Uses
Graduate studies; students of politics and economics doing courses in development.*
Subjects
Development studies; Media studies
Keywords
developing countries; Guinea-Bissau; news reporting

Credits

Director
Kristian Paludin

Production Company

Name

Willy Rohde Film

Sponsor

Name

Danchurchaid and Statens Filmcentral

Distributor

Name

Concord Media

Email
sales@concordmedia.org.uk
Web
http://www.concordmedia.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01473 726 012
Address
Rosehill Centre
22 Hines Road
Ipswich
IP3 9BG
Notes
A long-established, not-for-profit organisation with a large collection DVDs, specialising in the sectors of general and mental health, child care, race relations, war and peace, addictions, the third world, ecology, civil rights, personal relationships, educational issues, and social work training. Concord also handles titles made for the Graves Medical Audio-visual Library. Sale on DVD. Formerly known as Concord Video and Film Council. In 2014 Concord began to offer selected films as Video on Demand, via Vimeo.

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