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The Reitz video: inviting outrage and/or pity?
(Department of Communication Science, University of the Free State, 2009)
This article reflects on the initial local, national and international reaction, including media reaction, in February and March 2008 to the publication of the Reitz video at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, ...
What do I do with my degree? The value of studying in the Humanities
(Department of Communication Science, University of the Free State, 2007)
What is the value of studying in the Humanities? I’m often confronted with this question by prospective students as well as current students in the Humanities. On some level, it seems that degrees in the Humanities are ...
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 ...
Fantasy themes and frames in The Star on Oscar Pistorius in the aftermath of the 2013 shooting
(Department of Communication Science, University of the Free State, 2014)
This article reports on research conducted as part of two studies focusing on media reportage in the immediate aftermath and bail application of athlete Oscar Pistorius after fatally shooting his girlfriend, Reeva ...
Aspekte van narratiewe kommunikasie as retoriese strategie binne prediking
(Department of Communication Science, University of the Free State, 2013)
Human beings are susceptible to the rhetorical power of narrative communication. Narrative communication is an organisational element that helps people to make sense of the world they live in. Rhetoric is the application ...
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. ...