oa Communicare : Journal for Communication Sciences in Southern Africa - Human rights, television popular culture and the telenovela

Volume 13, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0259-0069



The application of human rights to mass communication television programming gives rise to a search for entertainment that is empowering. One genre that has managed to escape the restrictions of commercialism and resulted in a genuine form of popular culture is the Brazilian telenovela.

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