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Media independence in Ghana : the case of the fourth republic.
The media is often referred to as the fourth estate with the objective of making it autonomous of some society players whose activities seem to sway it from its traditional role of advancing the course of public interest. ...
Ideology, hegemony and HIV/AIDS : the appropriation of indigenous and global spheres.
Ideology is a fundamental aspect of society, and ideological analysis has been applied to the development of explanatory frameworks for understanding structural dominance within social formations. Structural and post-structural ...
'They have ears but they cannot hear' : listening and talking as HIV prevention : a new approach to HIV and AIDS campaigns at three of the universities in KwaZulu-Natal.
Sexuality is made relevant in the way language is used as a matter of the identity of a group or individuals. Sex, for human beings, is not merely instinctive behaviour. It is meaningful-cultural behaviour and as such is ...
Explorations in ethnicity and social change among Zulu-speaking San descendents of the Drakensberg Mountains, KwaZulu-Natal.
This thesis is an ethnographic exploration of the people of the Drakensberg Mountains of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa that trace Zulu and San or Bushmen ancestry. I found that as these people attempt to reclaim rights lost ...
Botswana television (BTV) negotiating control and cultural production in a globalising context : a political economy of media state ownership in Africa.
Botswana is considered an exemplary democracy in Africa. It is imperative to assess how an enviable democracy could flourish when the most widely available mass media was not independent. The fact is, despite the fact ...
Spectrum management in the global age : Zimbabwe's transition from analogue to digital broadcasting.
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The political economy of broadcasting and telecommunications reform in Namibia, 1990-2005.
The thesis begins with a literature review on the political economy of communication, paying particular attention to the impact of globalisation on the communications sector. It highlights conflictual relationships between ...
A political economy of mobile telecommunications in South Africa.
The thesis is in part a political economy of telecommunications in South Africa, in part a discourse analysis of the field. While the thesis investigates issues around ownership, control and regulation of the big telecoms ...
A television study on the influence of media ownership on news content in Uganda : a comparison of Wavah Broadcasting Services (WBS) and Nation Television (NTV).
The media play an important role of entertaining, educating and informing society (Herman and Chomsky, 1988:1). The education and information offered by the media consequently helps citizens to make informed decisions. ...
(Re)positioning communication for enhanced multidrug-resistant tuberculosis treatment adherence in South Africa: towards an integrated communication model for young women.
Tuberculosis (TB) is a significant public health threat in South Africa, which has been the leading cause of natural mortality over many years (Statistics South Africa 2018; Statistics South Africa 2017; ENCA 2015a). ...