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    • Science and communication : a critical analysis of the coverage by the Namibian press of the introduction of communal conservancies as a form of community based natural resource management (CBNRM) 

      Barnard, Margaretha Magdalena (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2004-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Science forms an integral part of our lives. It is tied to social practices, public policies and political affairs. Yet, very little is reported on it unless it is making hard news. This thesis was ...

    • Science communication and the nature of the social media audience: Breaking and spreading of science news on Twitter in the South African context 

      Van Rooyen, Renier Stephanus (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Twitter has been shown to be a powerful medium for the breaking and spreading of news and science news. In this study the TAGS v6.0 software and the Gephi graph visualisation platform are used to visually ...

    • The scientific politics of HIV/AIDS : a media perspective 

      Malan, Martha S. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: When South Africa's President, Thabo Mbeki, began doubting that HfV was the cause of AIDS in the late nineties, the debate he introduced in his country was not new; it had raged in the United States as ...

    • September 11, 2001 : framing the attacks in America's press 

      Pelser, Waldimar (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2002-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The attacks on New York and Washington on September 11 2001 constituted a singular media event. On the front pages of America's newspapers and in its pre-eminent news magazines unfolded, in the immediate ...

    • Shattering the boundaries through self-efficacy : exploring the social media habits of South African previously disadvantaged entrepreneurs 

      Stevens, Julie (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The primary purpose of this study is to explore the social media habits of South African previously disadvantaged entrepreneurs and the way in which the activity of online social networking through ...

    • Sinergie as politiek-ekonomiese strategie in die balansering van idealisme en markgerigtheid by Die Burger Wes-Kaap, 2004-2005 

      Botma, Gabriel Johannes (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-03)
      The leading South African media groups are subject to many challenges to their political economic interests as part of the international capitalist profit economy. These challenges coincided with the democratization and ...

    • Sites of remembrance and forgetting: New media (re)constructions of distinct Ndebele collective memory and history in the context of hegemonic Zimbabwean Nationalism 

      Ndlovu, Mphathisi (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study examines new media reconstructions of Ndebele collective memory and history in the context of hegemonic Zimbabwean Nationalism. Situated within the overlapping fields of cultural studies, ...

    • So jung sehen wir uns nimmer wieder. Segswyses as uitdrukking van identiteit in die Lutherse setlaarsgemeenskap by Philippi 

      Rabe, Lizette (Sabinet, 2005-11)
      Manner of speech as expression of identity is still an important element that differentiates the descendants of German settlers to Philippi on the Cape Flats from other language communities. Today's mainly Afrikaans speaking ...

    • Social media in the newspaper newsroom : the professional use of Facebook and Twitter at Rapport and The Mail & Guardian 

      Jordaan, Marenet (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In a time of uncertainty for newspapers due in part to dwindling circulation, loss of advertising revenue and declining readership, Internet-based technologies have continued to grow. The unprecedented ...

    • The South African Media’s coverage of the Abu Ghraib Prisoner abuses: an ethical case study of two selected newspapers 

      Buchinger, Christine (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-03)
      Abstract: This study analyses the reporting of the Iraqi prisoner abuse issue at Abu Ghraib as reported upon by two South African newspapers from an ethical point of view. The focus falls on the issue of accuracy. Accuracy ...

    • South African tabloid newspapers’ representation of black celebrities: A social constructionism perspective 

      Matsebatlela, Emmanuel Mogoboya (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study examines how positively or negatively as well as how subjectively or objectively the South African tabloid newspapers represent black celebrities. This examination was primarily conducted by ...

    • Die spies van die nasie : die demokratiese rol van die populere media en avant-garde kuns in Suid-Afrika 

      Botma, Gabriel J. (LitNet, 2013-03)
      Die openbare oproer en debat in Suid-Afrika oor Brett Murray se The Spear-kunswerk in 2012 het verskeie vraagstukke na vore gebring. Hiervan is een aspek, die verwikkelde rol van kuns en die media in die daarstelling van ...

    • The stars in our eyes: representations of the Square Kilometre Array telescope in the South African media 

      Gastrow, Michael (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-03)
      AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING : Die vierkantkilometer-radioteleskoop SKA (―Square Kilometre Array‖) sal na verwagting die grootste teleskoop op aarde en die grootste wetenskapprojek in Afrika wees. Hierdie verhandeling konsentreer ...

    • The state of arts and entertainment reporting in Cape Town's community newspapers 

      Erfort, Chantel (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study analyses the state of arts reporting in Cape Town’s community newspapers. Arts reporting is an under-researched field in journalism, also in South Africa. One of the noticeable exceptions was ...

    • Stellenbosch Media Forum 2003 

      De Swardt, Salie; Moos, Ainsley; Froneman, Johannes; Wrottesley, Stephen; Shaikh, Mohamed; Pelesa, Mmuso; Sidego, Conrad; Ansell, Gwen; Van Zyl, Lizma; De Beer, A.S.; Mchunu, Sandile; Wiese, Tobie; Rabe, Lizette; Pestana, Cathy; Jordaan, Willem; Joubert, Jan-Jan; Nxasana, Sizwe; Kruger, Anne; Hoffman, Gerjo; Wasserman, Herman; Binge, Herman; Du Plessis, Tim; Booyens, Bun; Malan, Mia; Van der Vyfer, Marita (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2003)
      "Die sorgsame inagneming van die geskiedenis is deel van sy verantwoordelikheid. Maar terselfdertyd is vernuwing dwingend deel van sy taak," skryf die kanselier, prof. Elize Botha, in die Universiteit van Stellenbosch se ...

    • Stellenbosch Media Forum 2004 

      Marais, Jana; Rees, Meagan; De Vries, Florence; Kuschke, Jazz; Vermaak, Pieter; October, Alicestine; Coetzee, Nerisa; Taunyane, Molebogeng; Marshall, Jill; Hall, Wendy; Gerber, Amelda; Luxande, Manelisi; Webb, Délani; Mvana, Mbulelo; Botha, Benescke; Theart, Cara; Seabi, Philly; Breytenbach, Karen; Van den Berg, Marzanne; De Wet, Dawid (Department of Journalism, Stellenbosch University, 2004)
      The great poet Robert E. Frost in his The Road Not Taken wrote of the "road less travelled by". He stood at the crossroads and surveyed his two choices, regretting not being able to travel both. One had clearly been well ...

    • Stellenbosch Media Forum 2005 

      Steyn, Louise; Jellars, Janine; Silke, Bryan; Ebrahim, Shanaaz; Njwabane, Msimelelo; Ketteringham, Andrea; Linström, Giselle; Groenewald, Anneli; Bind, Carolyn; Kotzé, Henno; Botha, Lucille; Buffel, Ema; Johannes, Janice; Strydom, Eppy; Thsisela, Namhla; Viljoen, Michelle; Bosman, Natalie; Raymond, Leanne; Maggo, Eduan; Van Rooyen, Fanie; Van Zyl, Alet; Du Bois, Marie-Louise (Department of Journalism, Stellenbosch University, 2005)
      "Journalists see change nowhere as evident as in journalism itself," skryf Mitchell Stephens in A History of News (1988). Dit het ons ook vanjaar in die Suid-Afrikaanse media-landskap gesien. Die "wulpse sussie" het 'n ...

    • Stellenbosch Media Forum 2006 

      Norris, Philippa; Gerber, Jan; Grobbelaar, Retha; Atmore, Elizabeth; Hans, Thobile; McKune, Craig; Visser, Jaco; Bekker, Niel; Atson, Lara; Smith, Cherice; Roberts, Richard; Schoeman, Aldi; Leibrandt, Rowena; Vollgraaff, René; Bottomley, Edward-John; Smith, Samarie; Stanfield, Marilyn; Mulder, Gerhard; Tongha, Amanda; Monama, Tebogo; Stam, Talitha; Molewa, Daphney; Begbie, Yolaan; Steenkamp, Terence; Van Zyl, Jeanri-Tine; De Villiers, Emmie; Van Rensburg, Dewald (Department of Journalism, Stellenbosch University, 2006)
      Die versoeking was groot om hierdie uitgawe van SMF aan Jacob Zuma op te dra. Die ironiese waarheid is immers dat vanjaar se tema, Seks en die Media, grootliks deur hom en sy sekskapades geïnspireer is. Aangesien hy egter ...

    • Stellenbosch Media Forum 2007 

      Grobler, Riëtte; Africa, Siyabonga; Scholtz, Herman; Cillié, Joanita; Styan, James-Brent; Petersen, Margaux; Gregor, Simone; Uithaler, Jocelyn; McNaught Davis, Ian; Adriaanse, Cobus; Els, Rozanne; Segage, Tsholofelo; Frantz, Illana; Conchar, Claire; Schreuder, Gina; Engelbrecht, Sarietha; McGuire, Juliet; Van Niekerk, Alida; Du Plessis, André-Pierre; Du Plooy, Daniëlla; Van der Spuy, Anri; Van der Merwe, Naudé (Department of Journalism, Stellenbosch University, 2007)
      When the High Court ruled that the Sunday Times may not publish cartoons about the prophet Mohammed, it sent out a powerful message: religious people have a constitutional right to be protected from hate speech and ...

    • Stellenbosch Media Forum 2008 

      Matthee, Stephan; Smit, Susan; Meads, Carolyn; Robertson, Crystal; Dodo, Peni; Boswell, Jason; Boonzaier, Christiaan; Basson, Nozuko; Woudstra, Amelia-May; Trussell, Tarryn Kay; Gopal, Thania; Thormahlen, Johann; Engelbrecht, Lezette; Neethling, Marlene; Lamprecht, Ingé; Hugo, Sven; Keogh, Janice; Botha, Marco; Francis, Philippa; De Villiers, Delia; Van der Heever, Vania (Department of Journalism, Stellenbosch University, 2008)
      Earlier this year Koos Bekker, owner of Media24, said he would not buy the New York Times even though his company could afford it. According to Moneyweb.co.za Bekker said the days of print media are numbered and the New ...