About / À propos
Prof. Abiodun Salawu is Professor of Journalism, Communication and Media Studies and Director of the research entity, Indigenous Language Media in Africa at the North-West University, South Africa. He holds a PhD in Communication.
His major areas of research interest include indigenous language media, development communication, critical studies and new media. He has to his credit numerous journal articles and book chapters. He edited the seminal book, Indigenous Language Media in Africa. He was also the lead editor of the book, Indigenous Language Media, Language Politics and Democracy in Africa.
He is rated as an established researcher by the National Research Foundation of South Africa. He is a member of the College of the Senior Academic Mentors of the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (Codesria).