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The programme for educational television in the Ivory Coast

Media in Education and Development 21(2): 76-81

The programme for educational television in the Ivory Coast

The educational television project in the Ivory Coast, the largest and most ambitious in the Third World, closed down quietly in the early 1980s. This paper summarizes an unpublished account of the decline and fall in the project by Hugues Kone of University of Abidjan, followed by a critical commentary by the authoress.

Accession: 001982383

DOI: 10.1080/0952398900270208

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