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“WhatsApp has come in to fill the void”: In Zimbabwe, the future of news is messaging

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“WhatsApp has come in to fill the void”: In Zimbabwe, the future of news is messaging

Nieman Lab - Julia Thomas

A look at how outlets like 263Chat, Kukurigo, Center for Innovation and Technology, and Magamba Network are distributing news via the app. WhatsApp connections comprise almost half of all internet usage in Zimbabwe. In Zimbabwe, multiple internet blackouts enforced by the government amid protests …

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