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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. ...
Nat Nakasa as existential journalist
(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 ...
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 ...
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 ...