Covid-19 and Invisible Communities

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June 11, 2020 - 1:45pm


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June 11, 2020 - 1:59pm

Critical Commentary

This article was published by Tazama World Media, one among various emerging Kenyan-based digital publishers providing alternative sources of news. While mainstream media often focus on official/government authorities as central/primary sources of information in this COVID-19 era, alternative sources are going to those marginalized individuals and communities whose voices are typically not represented in media. 

The self-framing of Tazama World Media is also interesting. Its slogan says: 'you've seen the news now discover the story.' It suggests that the Tazama stories are deliberately seeing themselves as different from the traditional media with an ability to get the deeper truth of the story.



Cite as, 11 June 2020, "Covid-19 and Invisible Communities", contributed by Wambui Wamunyu , Research Data Share, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, last modified 9 July 2020, accessed 23 June 2024.