Part of "The Call of Africa" series. As Africa continues to modernize, the influence of the media in daily life is growing ever larger. Examines the importance of the press, radio, Internet, and television via segments involving the following: a widely circulated South African newspaper that has its roots in the anti-apartheid struggle, a rural community radio station in Uganda, an Internet service provider with a pan-African reach, and the national broadcaster of Malian television. Addresses racism, women's issues, grassroots entrepreneurship, access to online information, and the exploitation of street children-particularly twins. NOTE: Contains some nudity and mild violence. Accessibility options on the DVD are: (1) expanded description, (2) English subtitles in a black box.