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Social media activism : an analysis of the #RhodesMustFall movement on Twitter (9 March 2015–9 April 2015).
Social media platforms have increasingly become associated with social movements globally. The platforms enables users to easily produce content, share information and interact with each other. Social media platforms have ...
Exploring the uses and gratification theory on Facebook and students: the motivation for use and its effects on undergraduate students at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
This study explored the tenets of the uses and gratification theory and how it relates to Facebook being a social media platform. The advent of technology, in particular the advent of social media sites becomes a daily ...
African foreign students’ behavioral practices towards the University of KwaZulu-Natal HIV and AIDS support programme at Howard College Campus.
This study investigates African foreign students’ behavioural practices towards the University of KwaZulu-Natal HIV and AIDS support programme. The participants of the study consisted both male and female between the ages ...
When myth becomes meaning: examining the representation of female character construction in Uzalo: Blood is Forever.
Soap operas have been constructed as a feminine genre displaying the everyday reality of female characters. It has been postulated by seminal scholars (Modleski, 1979/1982; Hobson, 1982; Kuhn, 1984; Brown, 1987) that the ...
Audience interpretation of the representation of violence and gangsterism in South African television: a case study of Uzalo.
Uzalo: Blood is Forever was launched in 2015 and by the end of September 2018 Uzalo became the most popular South African television production with 10.2 million viewers each night. Uzalo’s narrative is largely driven by ...