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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. ...
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.
Abstract available in PDF file.
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). ...
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 ...
Biodiversity messaging to generation Y students at the Durban University of Technology, KwaZulu-Natal.
This study deals with the intersection of three global influences that are rapidly changing our world; the first a looming environmental crisis or loss of biodiversity, the second the growing influence of a new generation ...
The potential and contribution of Facebook in HIV/AIDS prevention among young people in Uganda.
Abstract available in PDF.