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    • All politics is local: suggestions for an editorial policy on political news for community media 

      Marais, Willemien; Linström, Margaret (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 ...
    • Aspekte van narratiewe kommunikasie as retoriese strategie binne prediking 

      Van der Walt, Marésa; Marais, Willemien; De Wet, Johann C. (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 ...
    • The ethics of reporting on HIV/AIDS in three major South African newspapers 

      Ajibola, Oluwatoyin Adeola (University of the Free State, 2009-05)
      In the study, the researcher explores the issue of ethics of reporting on HIV/Aids in three major South African newspapers, namely Mail & Guardian, The Star and Daily Sun. The researcher argues that deontological and social ...
    • Fantasy themes and frames in The Star on Oscar Pistorius in the aftermath of the 2013 shooting 

      Marais, Willemien; Grobler, André; Terblanche, Lydie; Litabe, Boitumelo (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 ...
    • Nat Nakasa as existential journalist 

      Marais, Willemien (University of the Free State, 2016-02)
      English: South African journalist Nat Nakasa’s short career in journalism started at Drum magazine in Johannesburg in 1958 and ended in New York City when he died of suicide in 1965. Arguably, Nakasa was not the most ...
    • Qualitative news frame analysis: a methodology 

      Linström, Margaret; Marais, Willemien (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. ...