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Permanent crisis at the SABC?

Permanent crisis at the SABC?

Joan Madiba looks at the SABC and the ongoing management crisis.
The South African Broadcasting Corporation, commonly known as the SABC is the “state-owned broadcaster in South Africa and which provides 18 radio stations, both AM/FM and three television broadcasts to the general public.”
The corporation was established in 1936 by the then government, with the aim of emphasizing the importance of …

Cracking the odds, challenging the everyday

Cracking the odds, challenging the everyday

Themba Mnguni, currently a MA student in Media Studies (and one of the founding members of exPress imPress!), recounts his journey from Wits Media Studies to SABC Education.
This piece is a reflection on the journey that I have made; from being a student, graduate, postgraduate and now a ‘professional’ in the media. My first encounter with the horrible subject called Media …

Topics in Media and Cultural Studies Roundtable: 28 September 2011

Topics in Media and Cultural Studies Roundtable: 28 September 2011

The Department of Media Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand invites you for the fourth roundtable this semester in the Topics in Media and Cultural Studies series. Please join us this Wednesday 28 September 2011 between 14.15-16.00 hrs in CB8 (Central Block, Wits East Campus).
The following speakers will give papers:
Dina Ligaga
“Virtual expressions”: Alternative online spaces and the staging of …

Crisis at the SABC: future prospects

Crisis at the SABC: future prospects

Andiswa Makanda speculates on the future of the SABC which continues to find itself in the midst of a whole series of controversies.
The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) post-1994 democratic elections was said to be a public broadcaster, independent of the state and government. However, what one sees is a continuation of the apartheid legacy, where the SABC was a …

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