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Thinking about mass communication research
(Department of Communication Science, University of the Free State, 2011)
The article presents an argument for a return to phenomenological (mass) communication research. The article is informed by social semiotics' emphasis on the multimodality of communication and phenomenological hermeneutics' ...
Qualitative news frame analysis: a methodology
(Department of Communication Science, University of the Free State, 2012)
Framing theory has become increasingly popular in media analysis. The idea of framing is based largely upon the book by sociologist Erving Goffman (1974) titled Frame Analysis: An essay on the organization of experience. ...
Searching for 'African' perspectives in South African media's discourse on Zimbabwe's challenges
(Department of Communication Science, University of the Free State, 2015)
The year 2000 witnessed an aggressive displacement of white farmers by Zimbabwe’s war veterans in pursuit of an unfulfilled African struggle for land repossession usurped by British colonialists led by Cecil John Rhodes ...
All politics is local: suggestions for an editorial policy on political news for community media
(Department of Communication, University of Free State, 2011)
In South Africa, the three spheres of government perform distinct functions in terms of the Constitution. By spreading the responsibilities of government across national, provincial and local structures, the Constitution ...