Communication experts endorse alternative media

, by Haayo-Mediatic

About 120 communication experts, meeting in Accra, have endorsed a blend of modern information and communication technologies with traditional and other alternative media forms to disseminate information for development in the globalised world.

The participants, from Africa, the Caribbeans and the Americas, served with spring water in calabash, had sat enthralled as Professor Kofi Anyidoho, a Ghanaian poet, welcomed to them into the country with a traditional poetic performance.

The six-day conference, dubbed; "OURMedia 7, on the theme: 7"Identity, Inclusion, Innovation- Alternative Communication in a Globalised World" is developing the key that alternative communication which involves a diversity of actors, voices, themes and discourses needs to flourish and take hold to create alternative worlds. Read more