Media Development and Political Stability: An Analysis of Sub-Saharan Africa

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Author(s):
Sanjukta Roy

Using the data made available on the site, Sanjukta Roy, Data Analyst, has produced a study that demonstrates that a healthy media sector has a positive impact on the political stability in the sub-Saharan Africa region.

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