Posts Tagged ‘Zimbabwe’

 
 

Alternative Media, Diasporas and the Mediation of the Zimbabwe Crisis’, Ecquid Novi.

Moyo, D. (2007). Alternative Media, Diasporas and the Mediation of the Zimbabwe Crisis’, Ecquid Novi. African Journalism Studies 28/1&2.: 81-105.
The Zimbabwean people in other country’s are using new media, especially internet, to answer to the state repression of the mass media. The value of these, often foreign based, journalistic websites in relations to the state [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: August 27, 2010

A reply to “The power of Propaganda: Public opinion in Zimbabwe 2004”’.

Moore, D. (2005). A reply to “The power of Propaganda: Public opinion in Zimbabwe 2004”’,Journal of Contemporary African Studies,23(1),109 – 119.
This paper critisises the publication by Bratton, M. , Chikwana, A. and Sithole, T. (2005) mentioned in this bibliography as well. The results are generalised and this can not be the case, according to Moore, [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: August 27, 2010

Mano, W. (2005). Press freedom, professionalism and proprietorship: Behind the Zimbabwean media divide. Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture November 2005, 56-70.

Mano, W. (2005). Press freedom, professionalism and proprietorship: Behind the Zimbabwean media divide. Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture November 2005, 56-70.
This paper shows that the freedom of the press is undermined by the proprietors of private and public media. The article shows that journalists are willing to adapt to the wishes of their superiors. [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: August 27, 2010

The media and politics in Zimbabwe: Turning left while indicating right’.

Mano, W. (2008). The media and politics in Zimbabwe: Turning left while indicating right’, The International Journal of Press/Politics,13, 507-514.
This article gives insight in the way the ruling government uses public service media. The policies regarding media have been very strict and the national newsspace is now more narrow than ever. This research also looks [...]

The role of the media in Zimbabwe.

Chavunduku, M.G. (2003). The role of the media in Zimbabwe. The right to tell: The role of mass media in economic development. Washington, (pp. 281-290).
This chapter discuusses the essential role that independent media fulfil towards social development and economic growth in Zimbabwe. There is a historical section that discripes the role of the media after [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: August 27, 2010

Popular Reactions to State Repression: Operation Murambatsvina in Zimbabwe

Bratton, M. & Masunungure, E. (2007). Popular Reactions to State Repression: Operation Murambatsvina in Zimbabwe. African Affairs 106(422), 21-45.
This article includes a survey on some political changes in 2005 that narrow the freedom of press in urban areas. It shows that the repression the state uses doesn’t work effectively on all counts and there are [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: August 27, 2010

Propaganda and public opinion in Zimbabwe

Bratton, M. , Chikwana, A. and Sithole, T. (2005). Propaganda and public opinion in Zimbabwe, Journal of Contemporary African Studies,23(1), 77 – 108
 This article discusses the so called “squeeze on the media” and the means by which the Zimbabwan government uses propaganda and gives their opponents limited or no oppurtunity to speak. The researchers argue [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: August 27, 2010