oa Global Media Journal - African Edition - Religion and the media : reflections on their position and relationship in Southern Africa

Volume 4, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 2073-2740



In this essay an attempt is made to reflect upon, and to provide, a general overview of the position of the media and religion and the relationship between these two sectors in Southern Africa. Instead of covering the vast Southern African region, it will confine itself to reviewing the position and interconnection of these elements in specific countries. Before contextualising religion and the media in a given region, there is a need to construct a theoretical framework that will assist the understanding and nature of this relationship.

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