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Ethnography of production practices in Kenyan television entertainment programmes: imagining audiences.
How television entertainment programmes producers in Kenya conceptualise audiences is the primary objective of this study. It begins with a brief examination of how the operations of broadcast media institutions in Kenya ...
Transcending GIPA : towards an Ubuntu framework for mainstreaming participation of South African people living with HIV (PLHIV) in social change communication for HIV prevention.
HIV/AIDS is a significant health, social, political and economic challenge whose devastating impact on development and subsequent threat to the human, national and global security is well documented. Early responses to the ...
Spirituality, well-being, memory and the future, in applied storytelling : a comparison of two “Sites of Conscience Museums”, namely the Museum of Free Derry, Northern Ireland and District Six Museum, South Africa.
Applied storytelling is a form of autoethnographic, verbal, visual or written communication intended for social change that emphasises memory and the future in post-conflict museums such as District Six Museum, Cape Town, ...
A community media narrowcasting in Uganda : an assessment of community audio towers.
This thesis is about Community Audio Towers (CATs). CATs are small media platforms that use horn speakers hoisted on a long dry pole, an amplifier and a microphone to communicate daily village events. This study shows that ...
Communicating AIDS : the coverage of HIV/AIDS discourse in two Ugandan newspapers, 1992-2011.
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Mass media, women and public life in Uganda : interrogating representation, interaction and engagement.
This study was motivated by the strides Uganda has made towards the growth of the media and women’s participation in public life. The puzzle is that this increased participation of women in public life is hardly captured ...
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. ...
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). ...
Facebook usage in political communication in Ghana: the case of two political parties.
The emergence and spread of social media are changing activities in many walks of life. These technologies have ushered in a digital era that has transformed communication, engagements and relationships. Social media have ...