African news explained

Arab language TV impacts news of north and sub-Saharan Africa

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(cc)Mathieu Guidère

How have Arab-language media outlets changed perceptions in and about north and sub-Saharan Africa? This was the subject of a debate this weekend at the Marseille Forum, organised by left-wing newspaper Libération. Mathieu Guidère, an expert in Islamic Studies explains how news coverage from north and sub-Saharan Africa has changed in recent times.