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Tabloid journalism in South Africa

true story!

by Herman Wasserman

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [197]-208) and index.

StatementHerman Wasserman
SeriesAfrican expressive cultures, African expressive cultures
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN5477.T33 W37 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 218 p. :
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24408942M
ISBN 100253354927, 0253222117
ISBN 109780253354921, 9780253222114
LC Control Number2009045608
OCLC/WorldCa432994677

Tabloid Journalism In South Africa. Download eBook. The essays in this book are the first serious scholarly studies of what is going on and what its implications are. Reality, it turns out, is much more complex than some of the laments suggest. As the contributors show, this is not just a U.S. problem but is repeated in country after. Issa Sikiti da Silva attended Media24′s conference on tabloid journalism, featuring a panel of journalists along with academic Herman Wasserman, author of Tabloid Journalism in South Africa: True Story!. According to research findings, more than half of South Africans believe in vigilantism, and at least 60% of South Africans believe that black immigrants are a threat to their jobs.

Description: This book provides a timely and important summary of tabloid journalism in Africa, which clearly shows how tabloids in the African context play a unique role in the democratization process. Prior to this book, very little was known about how tabloid journalists operate in Africa. The first tabloid to hit the shelves in post-apartheid South Africa was the Sunday Sun, owned by the conglomerate Naspers and aimed at a mass black readership, it went on sale at the cheap cover price of R1, thereby undercutting its closest rival, the.

Free 2-day shipping. Buy Tabloid Journalism in South Africa: True Story! at nd: Herman Wasserman.   In South Africa, tabloidism is a relatively new phenomenon. The extraordinary success of the Daily Sun, which shot quickly to three times the size of any other daily, brought a spate of popular.


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Tabloid journalism in South Africa: true story!. [Herman Wasserman] -- "Less than a decade after the advent of democracy in South Africa, tabloid newspapers have taken the country by storm.

One of these papers—the Daily Sun—is now the largest in the country, but it has. Verdict: carrots. Herman Wasserman’s Tabloid Journalism in South Africa joins a longstanding discourse about the commercialization of the mass media.

Long before the coinage of “tabloids” and “tabloidization” – describing the takeover of “traditional journalism” by “market journalism” – media scholars in the U.S.

worried about “yellow journalism” and then about. Tabloid journalism in South Africa: True story. Article (PDF Available) in Ecquid Novi African Journalism Studies 33(1) March with 45 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

The New Middle South Africa. And they’re acquiring new habits (buying dog food, coffee makers and low-fat milk) and a whole new sense of themselves. what Herman Wasserman calls, in Tabloid Journalism in SA (), “the paradox between the critical coverage of the politics of the everyday (lack of service delivery, health care, crime) on.Tabloid journalism in South Africa: true story!

/ Herman Wasserman. Format Book Published Bloomington: Indiana University Press, c Description xvi, [3],[1] p.: ill. ; 24 cm.

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