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Obama and liberal Afro-pessimism
(Department of Communication Science, University of the Free State, 2017)
This article disputes academic accounts of Afro-pessimism, which see it as a product of ideological or discursive bias in the viewer, or as a crude generalisation across very different countries and cultures by examining ...
Film viewing in South Africa in 2007: some vexed questions
(Department of Communication Science, University of the Free State, 2008)
This article examines the film-going habits and tastes of the South African public, focusing on which films generated the most income and were viewed by the largest public during 2007. It uses the data generated from ...
The digital divide and the knowledge gap in South African internet usage
(Department of Communication Science, University of the Free State, 2009)
Few theorists of the digital divide internationally have used figures from the developing world. This article examines recent trends in South African online usage, examining whether they support any current theories of the ...