fesmedia is the media project
the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES)
in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
Publication"Changing the Narrative - China's Media Offensive in Africa"
by Sergio Grassi, April 2014
China’s media offensive in Africa is an expression of the need to create advantageous conditions for its own trade relations and for strategic alliances. At the same time, China’s global charm offensive or »charm defensive« is also a reaction to what China often feels is unfair reporting in western media about China and China in Africa. publication
fesmedia Africa is the media project of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) in Africa. We are working towards a political, legal and regulatory framework for the media which follows international human rights law, the relevant protocols of the African Union (AU) and declarations of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) or other regional standards in Africa. more information