Does the Mainstream Kenyan Media Have a Northern Kenya Problem?
Kenya’s mainstream media needs to move away from looking at the region through the lens of conflict and drought and present a complete picture of northern Kenya and the people. That will require hiring more people from the area in leadership positions and paying the local correspondent a fair wage. The Elephant in conversation with Osman Mohamed Osman, a PhD student in the Department of Media, Culture and Communication at New York University. His work has been published by The Elephant, Al-Jazeera English, CNN, Quartz, among others.