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|What The Press Did Not Say About Nelson Mandela's Wife by SynCityNg: 6:48pm On Oct 09, 2018|
The manner in which the Newspaers in East Africa reported death of Winnie Mandela makes me to admire Philip Ochieng’s intellectual knack for framing the title of his book; I accuse the press, and indeed I am also pissed off with the focal parochialism of the East African Newspapers in relation to covering of Winnie Mandela’s death. For example this is how the Daily Nation in Kenya on 3rd Wednesday April 2018 announced Winnie’s death ;Winnie Mandela: South Africa’s flawed heroine dies.The East African Standard also a daily paper in Kenya on the same date on page three had its title focused on the flawed Marriage but not anti-apartheid legacies of Winnie Mandela.
I don’t dispute the fact that it is an out-dated culture among the media to report a case of man biting a dog but not a dog biting a man. Yes, it is a professional technique that was not supposed to be applied in reporting the death of Winnie Mandela.
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