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Africa's Fifth Estate

by Founder at D8A, Appfrica on Sep 21, 2013

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French philosopher Montesquieu gave use the idea of the Three Estates of the Realm. Edmund Burke argued the Press makes up a Fourth Estate. William Dutton argues that a Fifth Estate are not just users ...

French philosopher Montesquieu gave use the idea of the Three Estates of the Realm. Edmund Burke argued the Press makes up a Fourth Estate. William Dutton argues that a Fifth Estate are not just users of transmedia like bloggers, but those connected through the internet.

In Africa those connections look different. In this talk I argue that Africa isn't a place, but a space. A state of mind that exists in the diaspora and those connected beyond boarders.

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