oa Communicare : Journal for Communication Sciences in Southern Africa - Human rights, television popular culture and the telenovela
|Article Title||Human rights, television popular culture and the telenovela|
|© Publisher:||University of Johannesburg|
|Journal||Communicare : Journal for Communication Sciences in Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Applied Broadcasting Centre, School of Dramatic Art, Witwatersrand University|
|Publication Date||Jan 1994|
|Pages||23 - 30|
|Keyword(s)||Broadcasting, Human rights, Popular culture, Telenovela and Television|
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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