“What’s happened since Live Aid? I was at school then. Now I’m 36 and nothing has really changed.” At face value we could say that the UK public is stuck in its perceptions of Africa. But we could also argue that people are stuck in the frame they have been given for tackling poverty by Live Aid, creating a one-dimensional picture of Africa that has endured for 25 years. The Finding Frames Report
by Andrew Darton and Martin Kirk
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