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Tabloid journalism in South Africa : true story!

Author: Herman Wasserman
Publisher: Cape Town : UCT Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...

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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Wasserman
ISBN: 9781919895437 1919895434
OCLC Number: 657325174
Description: xvi, 218 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Shock! Horror! Scandal!: the tabloid controversy and journalism studies in post-apartheid South Africa --
Attack of the killer newspapers!: tabloids arrive in South Africa --
Black and white and read all over : tabloids and the glocalization of popular media --
Not really newspapers : tabloids and the South African journalistic paradigm --
The revolution will be printed : tabloids, citizenship, and democratic politics in post-apartheid South Africa --
Truth or trash?: understanding tabloid journalism and lived experience --
Often they cry with the people : the professional identities of tabloid journalists --
Conclusion: telling stories.
Responsibility: Herman Wasserman.

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