Global Media Journal African Edition

Global Media Journal, a publication of the Global Communication Association, is sponsored by the Department of Communication and Creative Arts, Purdue University, Calumet, Hammond, Indiana, USA. Besides the American edition the following global editions have been established: African, Arabic, Australian, Brazilian, Canadian, Chinese, German, Indian, Malaysian, Mediterranean, PakistanPersian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Mexican and Turkish.

The African Edition of Global Media Journal is maintained by the Journalism Department of Stellenbosch University in the Western Cape province of South Africa. It was launched in October 2007. It is advised by an editorial board of prominent International Communication scholars from throughout the world and publishes research papers, professional articles, and book reviews.

Global Media Journal African Edition also offers an opportunity to graduate students to publish their work.

Global Media Journal African Edition is published bi-annually.

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New Edition: Call for Articles


Representation of Africa in the News

VOL 9, NO 1 (2015)

Deadline January 31, 2015

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Vol 8, No 1 (2014)

Table of Contents


The Political Rhetoric of Violence and Power: The Making of Modern Memory in Africa PDF
Ibrahim Saleh

Academic Papers

The Commodification of Political Advertising on Television during the 2009 General Elections in South Africa PDF
Sibongile Sindane
Women Climbing the Ladder: Experiences of Affirmative Action in South African Media PDF
Maria Zuiderveld
Naspers Media Group: Ethnic Past and Global Present. Media Firms, Class and Ethnic Identities during the Age of Convergence and Expansion: The Case of Naspers in the First Decade of the 21st Century PDF
Sethunya Tshepho Mosime
Jos Metropolitan Residents’ Perception of Government-Owned Broadcast Media Coverage of the 2011 Gubernatorial Electioneering Campaigns in Plateau State, Nigeria PDF
Ezekiel Shegun Asemah, Angela Nkiru Nwammuo, Leo Onyeka Nwachukwu Edegoh
Media Ownership and the Coverage of the 2013 General Election in Kenya:Democracy at the Crossroads PDF
Tome Francis Simiyu
Socially Constructing Contexts and Imaginations through Filmic Simulacra: The Case of Invictus PDF
Nicholas Wise


Fine-Tuning Africa’s Radio Stations: Connecting Communities and Cultures: A Review Essay PDF
Muhammed Haron

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