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Language, media and the politics of representation in South Africa.

Clive Barnett

Language, media and the politics of representation in South Africa.

by Clive Barnett

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Published by Department of Geography, University of Reading in Reading .
Written in English


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SeriesGeographical papers -- no.126
ContributionsUniversity of Reading. Department of Geography.
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Open LibraryOL17524013M

The history of newspapers in South Africa dates back to , when the governor of the Cape Colony initiated the publishing of the government-controlled Cape Town Gazette and African first privately owned newspaper, the SA Commercial Advertiser was published in , with Thomas Pringle and John Fairbairn as editors. The first Dutch language newspaper, De Zuid-Afrikaan, was. Abstract. For decades (perhaps, centuries) global media outlets have framed and represented Africa in a negative light. These media representations have tended to overlook the diverse political, economic, social and cultural experiences of individual African countries – a situation that has led to the uncritical lumping together of African nations under the appellation of ‘Africa’.

(). Representation of masculinities and race in South African television advertising: a content analysis. Journal of Gender Studies: Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. Politics of Representation As used in discourse analysis, representation refers to the language used in a text or talk to assign meaning to groups and their social practices, to events, and to social and ecological conditions and objects (e.g. Fairclough, ; ; van Dijk, ).1 Implicit in this view of the role of language in social life.

New Media Influence on Social and Political Change in Africa addresses the development of new mass media and communication tools and its influence on social and political change. While analyzing democratic transitions and cultures with a theoretical perspective, this book also presents case studies and national experiences for media, new media. dilemmas in contemporary South Africa, in Van Eeden, J. and Du Preez, A. (eds.). South African visual culture. Pretoria: Van Schaik. (On reserve under Van der Wal) Sonnekus, T & Van Eeden, J. Visual representation, editorial power, and the dual ‘othering’ of black men in the South African gay press: the case of Gay Pages.


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It cuts across academic disciplines, the creative arts and the media and poses two central questions: Is South Africa.

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Book Description: Narratives Of Nation Media Memory And Representation In The Making Of The New South Africa by Charmaine McEachern, Narratives Of Nation Media Memory And Representation In The Making Of The New South Africa Book available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format.

This book examines the ways in which the media represents language-related issues, but also how the media's use of language is central to the construction of what people think language is, could or ought to be like.

The chapters examine issues of identity, gender, youth, citizenship, politics and ideology across a range of media, including television, radio, newspapers, magazines and the internet. South Africa is a multi-lingual society that has some unique linguistic problems because of its policy of apartheid.

On one level, there are tensions between its two official language groups, Afrikaans and English. On another level, there are linguistic tensions between the ethnic Europeans and the black majority, mostly in regard to language instruction in schools.

This book explores the power of print and the politics of the book in South Africa from a range of disciplinary perspectives—historical, bibliographic, literary-critical, sociological, and cultural studies.

The Power of the Book in the (Mis)Representation of Kgaluši Sekete Mmalebôhô In South Africa, publishing and print media have. Africa as well, like operating professional foreign language teaching and learning through a familiar medium of instruction.

Key words: Applied African Sociolinguistics, language ideologies, language policies and politics, linguistic and cultural imperialism, multilingualism and polyglossia. Introduction. Representations “The concept of representation has come to occupy a new and important place in the study of culture it is an essential part of the process by which meaning is produced and exchanged by members of a culture.

It does involve the use of language. Of signs and images which stand for or represent things” (Hall,p). South Africa (UNISA), and the Department of Journalism, Film and Television at the University of Johannesburg (UJ).

It was launched inand aims to promote participatory media and communications policymaking in the public interest in South Africa. MPDP’s three areas of work: • Media diversity and transformation • Media accountability.

This is an introductory text on the government and politics of the new South Africa. Based on the Constitution, as well as the political developments and practices in the country sinceincluding those since the s: 2. Decolonising the Mind: the Politics of Language in African Literature (Heinemann Educational, ), by the Kenyan novelist and post-colonial theorist Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o, is a collection of essays about language and its constructive role in national culture, history, and book, which advocates linguistic decolonization, is one of Ngũgĩ's best-known and most-cited non-fiction.

Languages (IIAL) in South African Schools” () policy and its impact on the teaching and learning of SALs. The role of representations (viz. socially constructed attitudes) on the value of learning French in South Africa will be discussed in relation to the language market and multilingualism in South Africa.

This chapter describes media ownership and concentration in South Africa. After a quick look at the South African media scene, the chapter analyzes print media (newspapers, book publishing, magazine publishing), audiovisual media (radio, broadcast television, multichannel TV platforms, video channels, film), telecommunications media (wireline and wireless telecom), and Internet media (Internet.

cusses scholarship on media representations of both genders and various racial groups. Therefore, we examine media constructions of masculinity, femininity, so-called people of color, and even white people.3 On the other hand, given the limitations of this chapter and the fact that media research on race has focused on African Americans, we.

book Student Politics in Africa: Representation and Activism and its companion publication, the special issue ‘Student Power in Africa’ of the Journal of Student Affairs in Africa (Vol.

3, Issue 1, ), would not have been possible without the encouragement, scholarly advice, and funding. Matsaganis et al. describe various examples of the ways in which ethnic media have emerged from a community’s frustration with its representation in mainstream media and/or served as platforms for an ethnic community’s campaigns for voice, social equality and other social and political demands (e.g., South Africa’s “homeland” radio.

PDF | This paper is an ethnomusicological and media studies collaborative study that discusses the politics of representation on media health images, | Find, read and cite all the research you. Okwudiba, Nnoli, ‘Globalization and Politics in Africa’ in Government and Politics in Africa, AAPS.

Harare. Discuss the effects of globalization on contemporary African politics November Alex Thomas, An Introduction to African Politics, Chapter 9, ‘Sovereignty again: Neo. MEDIA REPRESENTATION OF POLITICAL LEADERSHIP AND GOVERNANCE IN SOUTH AFRICA – PRESS COVERAGE OF JACOB ZUMA.

by Sibusiso Nkomo. A research report submitted to the School of Literature, Language and Media in the Faculty of Humanities, University of. - South Africa is one of Africa’s major media centers - Has a very large mass media sector - Diversity is a key feature of South Africa - The most common language used in the media is English, followed by Afrikaans, particularly in the publishing sector.

PHILOSOPHIES: Media history separated into two time frames; - During the apartheid.2: South Africa in one word: Human rights realization and the deficits 13 ï: South Africas representative institutions in one word or phrase 36 4: Crisis of confidence in the South African Police Service 40 5: Bottom-up suggestions to get voice and representation 6: The media .A Beukes --Functional multilingualism at the North-West University: sharing my experiences / S Coetzee-van Rooy --Language development in South Africa --past and present/ J de Kadt --Language, migration and development --towards an interdisciplinary research agenda/ A Deumert --Multilingualism at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC.