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The Resource Birth of a Nation : the story of a newspaper in Kenya, Gerard Loughran

Birth of a Nation : the story of a newspaper in Kenya, Gerard Loughran

Label
Birth of a Nation : the story of a newspaper in Kenya
Title
Birth of a Nation
Title remainder
the story of a newspaper in Kenya
Statement of responsibility
Gerard Loughran
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Launched in Nairobi in 1960, three years before the birth of independent Kenya, the Nation group of newspapers grew up sharing the struggles of an infant nation, suffering the pain of its failures and rejoicing in its successes. Marking its 50th anniversary in 2010, the Nation looks back on its performance as the standard-bearer for journalistic integrity and how far it fell short or supported the loyalty demanded by its founding slogan 'The Truth shall make you free'. The Aga Khan was still a student at Harvard University when he decided that an honest and independent newspaper would be a cru
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
CDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Loughran, Gerard
Dewey number
079.6762
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DT433.54
LC item number
.L68 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nation Newspapers (Firm : Nairobi, Kenya)
  • Newspapers
  • Kenya
  • Nation Newspapers (Firm : Nairobi, Kenya)
  • Nation Media Group
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • Newspapers
  • Kenya
  • Politik
  • Zeitung
  • Kenia
  • Kenia
Label
Birth of a Nation : the story of a newspaper in Kenya, Gerard Loughran
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Squeeze on democratic space
  • Ch. 5
  • disastrous error
  • Ch. 6
  • 1982 coup attempt
  • Ch. 7
  • Banned from parliament
  • Ch. 8
  • Rise of multipartyism
  • Ch. 9
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • Move into broadcasting
  • Ch. 10
  • new president
  • Ch. 11
  • Expand and diversify
  • Ch. 12
  • Torn by violence
  • Afterword.
  • Did we do our best?
  • Ch. 1
  • Challenge for control
  • Ch. 2
  • Birth of a newspaper
  • Ch. 3
  • Birth of a nation
  • Ch. 4
Control code
682881958
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 328 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780857710901
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786612881145
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
288114
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)682881958
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Birth of a Nation : the story of a newspaper in Kenya, Gerard Loughran
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Squeeze on democratic space
  • Ch. 5
  • disastrous error
  • Ch. 6
  • 1982 coup attempt
  • Ch. 7
  • Banned from parliament
  • Ch. 8
  • Rise of multipartyism
  • Ch. 9
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • Move into broadcasting
  • Ch. 10
  • new president
  • Ch. 11
  • Expand and diversify
  • Ch. 12
  • Torn by violence
  • Afterword.
  • Did we do our best?
  • Ch. 1
  • Challenge for control
  • Ch. 2
  • Birth of a newspaper
  • Ch. 3
  • Birth of a nation
  • Ch. 4
Control code
682881958
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 328 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780857710901
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786612881145
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
288114
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)682881958
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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