The Democracy Show? - Satire TV for Global Markets

After producing satirical TV programs in Kyrgyzstan and Macedonia, Pilot Media Initiatives launched “The Other News” in Nigeria. Within weeks it became the most watched show in its prime-time slot. Young fans came away more informed, more motivated, and more inspired to make positive change. Effective, popular and sustainable – learn about satire TV’s social impact and commercial viability in global markets, how the creators made it happen, why it’s going strong today, and where it’s going next.



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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Intermediate