– Media and state capture in Africa
– Local, national and glocal ownership of media in Africa
– Regulation, policies and laws for media ownership in Africa
– Controls, censorship and media ownership in Africa
– Shifts in media ownership & implications for democratisation
– The role of economic and political ruling classes in media ownership and power
– The agency of individuals, marginalized groups in challenging media conglomerates
– Case studies of media ownership countries or media platforms focusing on shifts in ownership or/and usage and analysing implications locally and/or globally
– The role of the state, the market and civil society in media ownership.
– Alternative media ownership.
– Comparative analysis of media ownerships: locally and regionally
– Transnational ownership in Africa
– Diasporic media ownership and their influence
– Emerging trends and patterns of cross media ownership and concentration
– Media performance, content and ownerships
– Media ownership in the age of right-wing politics, authoritarianism and right-wing politics.
– Media pluralism and diversity projects in Africa
– Foreign aid and Media development in Africa